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MOLYBDENITE ON QUARTZ<br />
From Molly Hill Mine,  Quebec, Canada<br />
Molybdenite occurs in hydrothermal deposits of ore. Similar in appearance to graphite, it has a lubricant feel due to its layered structure. This structure contributes to its characteristic cleavage planes.

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MOLYBDENITE ON QUARTZ
From Molly Hill Mine, Quebec, Canada
Molybdenite occurs in hydrothermal deposits of ore. Similar in appearance to graphite, it has a lubricant feel due to its layered structure. This structure contributes to its characteristic cleavage planes.

Copyright:© 2011 Paul Silverman - Fundamental Photographs

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