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Keutschite

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Description
Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 2.3 × 1.7 cm
Description

Keutschite is a very rare CuAgAs-Sulphosalt named after Dr. Frank Keutsch, professor of chemistry at Harvard University and specialist in sulphides and sulphosalts.

This is a well analysed specimen with tiny golden keutschite microcrystals on proustite, associated with manganocalcite.

SEM-EDS analysed #2017-051 REM 2139

Mineral Data
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Keutschite

Formula: 
Cu2AgAsS4
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Keutschite
Analysis Report - only: Keutschite
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