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Rhodochrosite & Tetrahedrite

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Rhodochrosite & Tetrahedrite

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Description
Locality: 
Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Libertad Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.5 × 4 cm
Description

Lustrous tetrahedrite crystals on a bed of pale pink rhodochrosite crystals with white quartz crystals.

Beautiful old specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rhodochrosite

Formula: 
MnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania

Tetrahedrite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0