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Hibbingite Mooihoekite & Pentlandite

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Hibbingite Mooihoekite & Pentlandite

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Description
Locality: 
Talnakh, Noril'sk, Putoran Plateau, Taimyr Peninsula, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian Federation
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 2.5 × 1 cm
Description

 Polished section of hibbingite, mooihoekite (comes with documentation Prof. Rudashesvsky, SEM/X-ray)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hibbingite

Formula: 
Fe2+2(OH)3Cl
Strunz: 
3.DA.10a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Duluth Complex, Hibbing, St. Louis Co., Minnesota, USA

Mooihoekite

Formula: 
Cu9Fe9S16
Strunz: 
2.CB.10b
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Mooihoek Farm 255 KT, Lydenburg, Eastern Bushveld Complex, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Pentlandite

Formula: 
(Fe,Ni)9S8
Strunz: 
2.BB.15
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Craignure Mine, Inveraray, Strathclyde (Argyllshire), Scotland, UK
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