Djurleite


Composition: Cu31S16
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Lustre : Metallic
Hardness : 2.5-3.0
Specific Gravity : 5.75
References: Gebhard (1999)

Occurrence

  • Hypogene
  • Supergene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

Excellent crystals of "chalcocite" found in the third oxidation zone, between 44 and 47 levels, are in fact a 50:50 mixture of chalcocite and djurleite (Gebhard, 1999).