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Tetrahedrite With Dolomite Quartz & Cleiophane

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Tetrahedrite With Dolomite Quartz & Cleiophane

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Description
Locality: 
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș County, Romania
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 4.2 × 2 cm
Description

This is an exceptional specimen with an interesting mineral combo. Most prominent is tetrahedrite in very good lustrous crystals plus nice golden cleiophane crystals (a sphalerite variety), some quartz, dolomite and pyrite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tetrahedrite

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

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Cleiophane

Variety Of: 

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Formula: 
ZnS
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

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