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Selenite & Chalcocite

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Selenite & Chalcocite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 4.2 × 3 cm
Description

Clear selenite with a dark metallic chalcosite crystal

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Selenite

Variety Of: 

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Chalcocite

Formula: 
Cu2S
Strunz: 
2.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
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