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Chalcocite

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Chalcocite

With antique label
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Flöha, Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4.5 × 4 cm
Description

An extremely rare piece from Flöha near Chemnitz with lustrous metallic masses of chalcocite, partly coated with malachite, on matrix associated with some calcite.  Very hard to find, from my own collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcocite

Formula: 
Cu2S
Strunz: 
2.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Cartils Minerals

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