Altaite PbTe Isometric

Altaite is a rare metallic tin-white mineral that occurs in hydrothermal veins with gold, silver, a variety of sulfides and other tellurides.

PRICE COUNTY: Microscopic altaite, bearing gold and silver in solid solution, occurs intergrown with pyrite in the massive sulfide ore of the Ritchie Creek Deposit, SE Price County. (DeMatties, 1990).

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