Linnaeite


Composition: Co2+Co3+2S4
Crystal System : Cubic
Colours: Light steel-grey
Lustre : Metallic
Hardness (H) : 4.5-5.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 4.5-4.8

Distribution

Extremely rare. In polished section only.

Occurrence

  • Hypogene

Paragenetic and General Notes

As microscopic inclusions in pyrite (Pinch and Wilson, 1977).