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Stillwaterite

Arsenide mineral

The palladium Stillwaterite has a general formula of Pd8As3. Stillwaterite was first discovered in the Banded and Upper zones of the Stillwater igneous complex, United States, and has been reported in the Lac-des-Iles , Canada. Outside of North America, this rare mineral has been found in northern Finland.

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4.5

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Trigonal