Ferberite


Composition: Fe2+WO4
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Lustre : Adamantine, metallic, sub-metallic
Hardness (H) : 4.0-4.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 7.58
References: Gebhard (1999)

Distribution

Extremely rare. Third oxidation zone, on 45 Level, as tiny red needles on chalcocite (Gebhard, 1999).

Occurrence

  • Hypogene
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone