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Bournonite Tetrahedrite & Sphalerite

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Bournonite Tetrahedrite & Sphalerite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Dörnberg Mine, Ramsbeck, Sauerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.7 × 2.2 cm
Description

A small but excellent specimen from the Dörnberg Mine with a rich coverage of bournonite, tetrahedrite, sphalerite and chalcopyrite crystals on a typical quartz and dolomite matrix.

Very rare from this classic locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bournonite

Formula: 
PbCuSbS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.50
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Boys (Trewetha Mine; Old Trewetha Mine), Port Isaac, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK

Tetrahedrite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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