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Bornite

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Description
Locality: 
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 3.7 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Description

A very rich coverage of highly lustrous, iridescent purple-blue bornite crystals up to 2 mm on matrix, associated with some quartz crystals.
Beautiful under magnification.

Mineral Data
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Bornite

Formula: 
Cu5FeS4
Strunz: 
2.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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