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Uchucchacuaite

Sulfosalt mineral

Uchucchacuaite (Ag 5S found in hydrothermal deposits.

It was first described in 1984 for an occurrence in the Uchucchacua, Lima Department It has also been reported from mines in Hokkaido It occurs with alabandite , benavidesite, pyrrhotite

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic