Covellite

Covellite


Composition: CuS
Crystal System : Hexagonal
Lustre : Sub-metallic
Hardness : 1.5-2.0
Specific Gravity : 4.60-4.76

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

As mm-sized crystals in the third oxidation zone on 44 and 45 levels (Gebhard, 1999).