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Tellurite

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Description
Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine, Moctezuma, Moctezuma Municipality, Sonora, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 1.8 × 1.7 cm
Description

Golden yellow transparent and lustrous tellurite crystal in a quartz vug  from the famous Au-Te deposit in Sonora, Mexico.

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tellurite

Formula: 
TeO2
Strunz: 
4.DE.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic Slender prysmatic crystals
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Faţa Băii (Facebánya; Facebay; Fatiabaja), Zlatna (Zalatna; Zalathna), Alba Co., Romania
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