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Native Tellurium On Sylvanite

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Native Tellurium On Sylvanite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Emperor Mine, Viti Levu, Fiji
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.9 × 0.3 × 0.1 cm
Description

Large and perfect terminated (double terminated) sylvanite crystal with small but absolutely perfect native tellurium crystals.

Beautiful micromount of perfect crystals of these very rare minerals.

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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