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Gold Electrum & Erythrite

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Gold Electrum & Erythrite

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Description
Locality: 
Taghouni Mine, Taghouni, Bou Azzer, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.3 × 1.5 cm
Description

A rich gold (var. electrum) specimen, with good size and aesthetic. We can observe on both the presence of arborescent, filiform and laminar gold aggregates on ore matrix with erythrite.

Collected 2017

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Electrum

Variety Of: 

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Formula: 
(Au, Ag)
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Hardness: 
0.0

Erythrite

Formula: 
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany