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Tetrahedrite On Siderite

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Tetrahedrite On Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Himmelsfürst Mine, Brand-Erbisdorf, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.2 × 0.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

A superb specimen with sharp crystals of tetrahedrite with a blue coating of chalcopyrite perching well exposed on the edge of the tetrahedron on the siderite matrix with brown lustrous ankerite and little pyrite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tetrahedrite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

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