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Denningite & Tellurite

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Denningite & Tellurite

Type Locality
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4.8 × 4.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Description

Tabular pale green denningite crystals with yellow-orange tellurite and pinkish spiroffite in a quartz vug.

Good crystallized denningite is very rare at the locality. This is truely a very good old time specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Denningite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te4+2O5
Strunz: 
4.JK.30
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

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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