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Liveingite & Binnite

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Liveingite & Binnite

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Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.3 × 5 × 2.6 cm
Description

From an old collection comes this very good and aesthetic specimen of the rare mineral Liveingite together with a perfect (!) developed Binnite (Tennantite) crystal in a cavity of dolomitic rock.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Liveingite

Formula: 
Pb9As13S28
Strunz: 
2.HC.05c
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Binnite

Variety Of: 

Tennantite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.5
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