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Powellite

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Locality: 
Jardinera #1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Chañaral Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 6 × 3.8 cm
Description

You are bidding on a large, solid mass of powellite pseudomorph after molybdenite with vugs hosting nice crystal groups of powellite. Classic material and in several places the morphology of the molybdenite is still present. 

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Powellite

Formula: 
Ca(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Peacock Mine (South Peacock; Darland; Peacock & South Peacock), Cuprum, Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA

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