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Rucklidgeite: (Bi,Pb)3Te4 Gold: Au
Comments: Polished section (PPL) image of sphalerite(sph)-chalcopyrite ore associated with hessite (he), rucklidgeite (rk), pyrite (py) and native gold (Au).
Location: Level 1070 m., Massive sulphide deposits of the Hanson-Flin Flon-Snow Lake, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Scale: Picture Size 0,12 mm.
© National Resouces of Canada
Comments: Tabular striated crystal of metallic-white rucklidgeite overgrown with a crystalline gold film. Associated minerals in the specimen are quartz, dolomite, fuchsite, chalcopirite, arsenopyrite and other Bi tellurides.
Location: Zod Mine (Sotk deposit), Vardenis, Gelark'unik' (Geghark'unik') Province, Armenia.
Scale: Picture Size 3x2.5 mm.
© Pavel M. Kartashov