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Tetrahedrite & Kobellite

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Tetrahedrite & Kobellite

ex Wittig coll.

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Description
Locality: 
Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Province, Lima Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

From the Peruvian part of the Wittig collection comes this tennantite-tetrahedrite specimen with nice, lustrous, big crystals up to 2.0 cm, sprinkled with tiny kobellite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tetrahedrite

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

Kobellite

Formula: 
Pb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
Strunz: 
2.HB.10a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Vena Mines, Hammar, Askersund, Närke, Sweden

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