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Native Tellurium & Sylvanite

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Native Tellurium & Sylvanite

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Description
Locality: 
Emperor Mine, Viti Levu, Fiji
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4 × 6 × 4.5 cm
Description

This piece is loaded with Native tellurium crystals on a druze of calcite. To compliment this is an array of sylvanite crystals the largest being 25mm long! These are very hard to come by....

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tellurium

Formula: 
Te
Strunz: 
1.CC.10
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Colour: 
Tin-white
Streak: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Mariahilf Mine, Faţa Băii (Facebánya; Facebay; Fatiabaja), Zlatna (Zalatna; Zalathna), Alba Co., Romania

Sylvanite

Formula: 
(Au,Ag)2Te4
Strunz: 
2.EA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Baia de Arieş (Offenbánya), Alba Co., Romania
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