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Moschellandsbergite

Metals and intermetallic alloys

Moschellandsbergite is a rare isometric mineral of mercury with the chemical makeup Ag2Hg3.

It was first described in 1938 and named after Moschellandsberg Mountain near Obermoschel , Germany It is considered a low-temperature hydrothermal mineral which occurs with metacinnabar, tetrahedrite , sphalerite

Identification

Color of mineral

White
Grey

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Isometric