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Covellite With Chalcopyrite

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Covellite With Chalcopyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.4 × 4.3 cm
Description

Rather good sample of blue-black covelline with a golden shimmer of chalcopyrite from the famous Clara mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Covellite

Formula: 
CuS
Strunz: 
2.CA.05a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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