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Hakite Eucairite Tiemannite & Clausthalite

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Hakite Eucairite Tiemannite & Clausthalite

David Burgess Collection
Type Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Predborice, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 2.7 × 0.8 cm
Description

You are bidding on a probed polished section of ore with small patches of these rare selenide species present in the matrix with the classic black spheres of uraninite famous from this locality. There may also be other rare species present with further analysis. David Burgess collection. Type locality for hakite. This specimen is hot, so extra shipping cost is required for lead shielding. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hakite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Předbořice, Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Eucairite

Formula: 
AgCuSe
Strunz: 
2.BA.50
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
Shining
Type Locality: 
Skrikerum Mine (Skrickerum Mine), Valdemarsvik, Östergötland, Sweden

Tiemannite

Formula: 
HgSe
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
St Lorenz Mine, Burgstatt veins, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

Clausthalite

Formula: 
PbSe
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
St Lorenz Mine, Burgstatt veins, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

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