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Aikinite On Prehnite

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Aikinite On Prehnite

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Description
Locality: 
Chantilly Quarry, Chantilly, Loudoun County, Virginia, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.7 × 1.4 cm
Description

Dark hair-like aikinite crystals on prehnite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aikinite

Formula: 
PbCuBiS3
Strunz: 
2.HB.05a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Berezovskoe Au Deposit (Berezovsk Mines), Berezovskii (Berezovskii Zavod), Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Prehnite

Formula: 
Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DP.20
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Karoo dolerites, Cradock, Chris Hani District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
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