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Calaverite

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Calaverite

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Description
Locality: 
Cripple Creek District, Teller County, Colorado, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.2 × 4.3 cm
Description

An excellent sample of the rare gold-telluride calaverite with a rich coverage of yellowish to silvery-white crystals on quartz matrix from the now defunct old mining district in Colorado.

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Calaverite

Formula: 
AuTe2
Strunz: 
2.EA.10
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Stanislaus Mine, Carson Hill Gold Mining Company Mines (Carson Hill Mines), Melones, Carson Hill District (Melones District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Cartils Minerals

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