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Djurleite
Cu1.97S

     Djurleite is another rare species at MSH. It cannot be distinguished visually from digenite.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Color is usually black.
Luster is sub-metallic.
Diaphaneity is opaque.
Crystal System is monoclinic; P21/c.
Crystal Habits include very small grains.
Cleavage is not apparent.
Fracture is conchoidal.
Hardness is 2.5 - 3.
Specific Gravity is approximately 5.7 g/cm3.
Streak is black.
Associated Minerals include (??).
Distinguishing Features: Crystal habit and color.
Origin: Named in 1962 after S. Djurle, who synthesized the compound
   before its discovery in nature.

CLASSIFICATION:

Dana System
# 2.4.7.2

Strunz Classification
# II/B.1-20

REFERENCES:
CanMin 32:843-854 (1994), Dana 8:47 (1997)

DISTRIBUTION AND RARITY AT MONT SAINT-HILAIRE:

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PE
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AP
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MX
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SS
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MC
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HF
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BR
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FR
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