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Calaverite & Krennerite

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Calaverite & Krennerite

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Description
Locality: 
Molly Kathleen Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 2 cm
Description

Grey, golden yellow, metallic "pointed" tabular calaverite crystals with columnar scratched krennerite crystals on matrix.

There are mostly calaverite crystals on the specimen , with some krennerite. Next to the intact crystals there are several broken.

 

Old specimen from 1944. (old lebel attached)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calaverite

Formula: 
AuTe2
Strunz: 
2.EA.10
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Stanislaus Mine, Carson Hill Gold Mining Company Mines (Carson Hill Mines), Melones, Carson Hill District (Melones District), Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA

Krennerite

Formula: 
(Au,Ag)Te2
Strunz: 
2.EA.15
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Sacarîmb (Sãcãrâmb; Szekerembe; Nagyág), Deva, Hunedoara Co., Romania

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