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Bournonite

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Bournonite

ex Peter Maurer collection

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Description
Locality: 
Huaron Mines, Pasco Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4 × 2 cm
Description

Many sharp bournonite crystals, in the form of cogwheels, from a find 20 years ago in Huaron, Peru. The bournonite is sitting on a bed of quartz in association with some contrast rich manganocalcite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bournonite

Formula: 
PbCuSbS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.50
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Boys (Trewetha Mine; Old Trewetha Mine), Port Isaac, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
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