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Rouxelite & Valentinite

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Rouxelite & Valentinite

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Description
Locality: 
Buca Della Vena Mine, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2 × 1 cm
Description

A lot of blackish, blueish (iridescent) acicular crystals on matrix, with nice valentinite clusters. Rich specimen.
 

Mineral Data
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Rouxelite

Formula: 
Cu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5
Strunz: 
2.JB.25j
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
black
Type Locality: 
Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Valentinite

Formula: 
Sb2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.55
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Les Chalanches Mine, Allemont, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France

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