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Talnakhite & Pentlandite

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Talnakhite & Pentlandite

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

Polished section of talnakhite, pentlandite (comes with documentation Prof. Rudashesvsky, X-ray)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Talnakhite

Formula: 
Cu9(Fe,Ni)8S16
Strunz: 
2.CB.10b
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit, Noril'sk, Putoran Plateau, Taimyr Peninsula, Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia...

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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