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Rhodonite & Tetrahedrite

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Rhodonite & Tetrahedrite

ex coll. Wittig
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Quiruvilca, Quiruvilca District, Libertad Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.6 × 4 × 2.8 cm
Description

Red-brown rhodonite crystals with nicely shaped tetrahedrite crystals and botryoidal ferroan dolomite on chalcopyrite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rhodonite

Formula: 
MnSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kaiser Franz Mine (König Wilhelm Mine), Schävenholz (Schebenholz; Schäbenholz), Elbingerode, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Tetrahedrite

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

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