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Sylvanite In Quartz

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Sylvanite In Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Tintic Standard Mine, Dividend, Utah County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 0.7 × 1.2 cm
Description

A nice specimen of bright silvery-white Sylvanite crystals on Quartz, with sooty black Petzite and an unknown green mineral (possibly just Malachite), from the Tintic Standard Mine, in Utah. 

 

There may be some additional Gold Tellurides or native Gold present that we missed

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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