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Wurtzite On Skutterudite

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Wurtzite On Skutterudite

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Description
Locality: 
Pöhla-Tellerhäuser Mine, Schwarzenberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 5.5 × 3 cm
Description

A cluster of dendritic light metallic lustrous crystals of skutterudite is partially coatedd by plenty of redbrown 3 dimensional botryoidal balls of wurtzite. Typical but very rare because mostly etched off the samples to reveal the skutterudite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Wurtzite

Formula: 
(Zn,Fe)S
Strunz: 
2.CB.45
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
San José Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Skutterudite

Formula: 
CoAs3-x
Strunz: 
2.EC.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Skuterud Mines (Skutterud Mines; Modum Cobalt Mines), Modum, Buskerud, Norway

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