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Pavonite & Benjaminite

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Pavonite & Benjaminite

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Description
Locality: 
Bolivar Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.4 × 0.4 × 0.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.05cm
Description

Rare silver-copper-bismuth-plumbum sulphosalts from the type locality. The crystals are little but well shaped and sharp.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pavonite

Formula: 
(Ag,Cu)(Bi,Pb)3S5
Strunz: 
2.JA.05a
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Bolivar Mine, Cerro Bonete, Sud Lípez Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia

Benjaminite

Formula: 
(Ag,Cu)3(Bi,Pb)7S12
Strunz: 
2.JA.05e
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Outlaw Mine, Round Mountain District, Toquima Range, Nye Co., Nevada, USA

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