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Teineite & Gold

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Teineite & Gold

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Description
Locality: 
Trixie Mine, East Tintic District, Utah County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 0.5 cm
Description

Sky blue, scaly teineite with grains of gold and traces of tellurides on quartz. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Teineite

Formula: 
Cu[TeO3]·2H2O
Strunz: 
4.JM.20
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
Pale blue
Type Locality: 
Takinosawa vein (Takinosawa deposit), Teine mine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

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