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Millerite

Millerite

Millerite is classified as a sulfide. All sulfides have sulfur, S, combined with a metal. Together with another class of sulfur-containing minerals, the sulfosalts, sulfides make up the majority of the important ore minerals.

Millerite with hematite

Millerite with hematite

The delicate tuft of needlelike millerite crystals grew to fill a pocket in hematite, creating this world-famous specimen.


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