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Tellurium On Sylvanite

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Tellurium On Sylvanite

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Description
Locality: 
Emperor Mine, Viti Levu, Fiji
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
0.3 × 2 × 0.3 cm
Description

Perfect terminated tellurium crystals up to 2 mm sitting on a fantastic large and silver white sylvanite crystal. Very good specimen of the rare minerals!

Specimen was published in mindat.org (tellurium).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tellurium

Formula: 
Te
Strunz: 
1.CC.10
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Colour: 
Tin-white
Streak: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Mariahilf Mine, Faţa Băii (Facebánya; Facebay; Fatiabaja), Zlatna (Zalatna; Zalathna), Alba Co., Romania

Sylvanite

Formula: 
(Au,Ag)2Te4
Strunz: 
2.EA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Baia de Arieş (Offenbánya), Alba Co., Romania
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