Meaning of ALTAITE in English

ALTAITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

PbTe

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 334.80 gm)

Tellurium 38.11 % Te

Lead 61.89 % Pb

Empirical Formula:

PbTe

Locality:

TL: Ziryanovsk in the Altai Mountains, Siberia.

Name Origin:

Named after its locality.

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[001] Perfect, [010] Perfect, [100] Perfect

Color:

tin white, yellowish tin white, or bronze yellow.

Density:

8.1 - 8.2, Average = 8.14

Diaphaniety:

Opaque

Habits:

Euhedral Crystals - Occurs as well-formed crystals showing good external form., Massive - Granular - Common texture observed in granite and other igneous rock.,

Hardness:

2.5 - Finger Nail

Luminescence:

None.

Luster:

Metallic

Streak:

black

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