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Mcalpineite & Teineite

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Mcalpineite & Teineite

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Description
Locality: 
Bambollita Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.3 × 1.2 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with some olive green patches of tiny balls of mcalpineite on matrix with some tiny blue teineite crystals in a few vugs. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mcalpineite

Formula: 
Cu3(Te6+O6)
Strunz: 
7.DE.55
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.0
Colour: 
Green
Type Locality: 
McAlpine Mine, Peñon Blanco Peak, Coulterville District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

Teineite

Formula: 
Cu[TeO3]·2H2O
Strunz: 
4.JM.20
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
Pale blue
Type Locality: 
Takinosawa vein (Takinosawa deposit), Teine mine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

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