Molybdenite mineral specimens from Canada, similar in appearance to graphite, it is silver, has a metallic lustre and is the ore for molybdenum. Often found in hydrothermal veins our specimens are pure and small, thin around 1 inch in size and supplied in a polythene bag with an information card.
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Molybdenite is a mineral which is similar to graphite in appearance, it has a metallic lustre which can dull over time. It is silver in colour and notably soft and malleable, it forms usually where high temperature hydrothermal ore deposits are found often with pyrite, chalcopyrite, quartz, anhydrite and fluorite. Today, this mineral has is the main ore for molybdenum. The samples we stock are from Canada and only small in size, small 1/2 -1" (1 - 2cm) slithers, they will come supplied in a polythene bag with a data card.