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Rheniite (IMA 1999-004a) from Kudryavyi Volcano, Iturup Island, Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Russia (Type Locality for Rheniite)

 
Rheniite (IMA 1999-004a) from Kudryavyi Volcano, Iturup Island, Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Russia (Type Locality for Rheniite)

Rheniite (IMA 1999-004a) from Kudryavyi Volcano, Iturup Island, Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Russia (Type Locality for Rheniite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Rheniite (IMA 1999-004a) from Kudryavyi Volcano, Iturup Island, Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Russia (Type Locality for Rheniite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 43948
Mineral:Rheniite (IMA 1999-004a)
Locality:Kudryavyi Volcano, Iturup Island, Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Russia (Type Locality for Rheniite)
Description:Sparkling dark metallic rheniite microcrystals on gray volcanic matrix. The rheniite crystals are scattered throughout the specimen and are best viewed under magnification.
Overall Size:28x19x16 mm
Crystals:0.05-0.10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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