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Rhodochrosite & Boulangerite

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Rhodochrosite & Boulangerite

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Description
Locality: 
Hercules Mine, Mount Read, Rosebery District, Tasmania, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 4.6 × 1.9 cm
Description

Metallic grey boulangerite needles on a matrix of rhodochrosite and quartz

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rhodochrosite

Formula: 
MnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania

Boulangerite

Formula: 
Pb5Sb4S11
Strunz: 
2.HC.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Colour: 
Lead grey
Streak: 
Brownish
Type Locality: 
Molières, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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