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Stephanite Mineral Facts:
Chemical Formula: Ag5SbS4 Stephanite is 68.5% Silver by weight.
Dark Gray to black.
Cleavage: The cleavage is perfect parallel to (010) and the fracture uneven.
Luster:. Sub-metallic to metallic
Optics: (Refractive Index) Opaque
Identification and Diagnostics
Localities and Origins:
It is mined together with other silver bearing minerals as an ore of silver.
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Stephanite and Pyrargyrite Silver Ore, Nevada
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