Sulvanite


Composition: Cu3VS4
Crystal System : Cubic
Colours: Bronze-gold
Lustre : Metallic
Hardness (H) : 3.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 3.86
References:

Bartelke (1976)

Distribution

Very rare. In polished section only.

Occurrence

  • Hypogene

Paragenetic and General Notes

As 3 mm aggregates included in copper sulphides (Bartelke, 1976). As thin coatings over other sulphides (Gebhard, 1999).