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Tennantite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 3.3 × 3.2 cm
Description

A sharp well defined dark grey tetrahedron covered with colorless smithsonite rhombs

Mineral Data
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Tennantite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Cornwall, England, UK