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Uchucchacuaite & Manganoquadratite

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Uchucchacuaite & Manganoquadratite

Frank Keutsch collection
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Description
Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.9 × 3 × 3.1 cm
Description

You are bidding on an exceptional miniature sample from the Frank Keutsch collection with an exceptionally large crystal of uchucchacuaite that has a group of lustrous manganoquadratite crystals on it. This large cluster is sitting in a vug of rhocochrosite on a large cluster of alabandite crystals. According to Dr. Keutsch this is one of the largest known uchucchacuaite crystals! 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Uchucchacuaite

Formula: 
AgMnPb3Sb5S12
Strunz: 
2.JB.40a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Colour: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Manganoquadratite

Formula: 
AgMnAsS3
Strunz: 
2.GC.25
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
reddish
Type Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

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