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Betekhtinite & Djurleite

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Betekhtinite & Djurleite

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Description
Locality: 
Dzhezkazgan, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.4 × 4.4 × 1.6 cm
Description

A very good specimen from Dzhezkazgan with a very rich coverage of bluish grey parallel-grown needles of betekhtinite up to 1.3 cm and lustrous grey metallic, striated, tabular djurleite crystals.
Great piece.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Betekhtinite

Formula: 
(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
Strunz: 
2.BE.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Colour: 
Black
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Ernst Thälmann Shaft (Vitzthum Shaft), Hübitz, Siersleben, Mansfeld Basin, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Djurleite

Formula: 
Cu31S16
Strunz: 
2.BA.05
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Barranca de Cobre (Copper Canyon), Mun. de Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico

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