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Wurtzite & Jordanite

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Wurtzite & Jordanite

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Description
Locality: 
Agios Philippos Mine, Kirki, Evros, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Hexagonal bipyramidal wurtzite crystals with characteristic for the locality twinning set in matrix cavity along with gray jordanite crystals.Wurtzite crystals have nice glassy luster and plesant brown color.Show high fluorescsnce and phosphorescence.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Wurtzite

Formula: 
(Zn,Fe)S
Strunz: 
2.CB.45
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
San José Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Jordanite

Formula: 
Pb14(As,Sb)6S23
Strunz: 
2.JB.30a
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
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