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Tellurobismuthite

Sulfide mineral

Tellurobismuthite is a telluride mineral : bismuth telluride 3). It crystallizes in the trigonal system. There are natural cleavage planes in the (0001) direction as the crystal is effectively lamellar (layered) in that plane. The Mohs hardness is 1.5 - 2 and the specific gravity is 7.815. It is a dull grey color, which exhibits a splendent luster on fresh cleavage planes.

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

1.5

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Trigonal