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Tellurite & Tellurium

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Tellurite & Tellurium

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Description
Locality: 
Faţa Băii, Zlatna, Alba County, Romania
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.8 × 0.6 × 0.4 cm
Description

Yellow cluster of pointed tabular crystals. Assiciated with massiv and crystallized nativ tellurium.

Old specimen from the 1800's.

Both mineral from the type locality. The tellurite very rare from the type locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tellurite

Formula: 
TeO2
Strunz: 
4.DE.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic Slender prysmatic crystals
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Faţa Băii (Facebánya; Facebay; Fatiabaja), Zlatna (Zalatna; Zalathna), Alba Co., Romania

Tellurium

Formula: 
Te
Strunz: 
1.CC.10
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Colour: 
Tin-white
Streak: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Mariahilf Mine, Faţa Băii (Facebánya; Facebay; Fatiabaja), Zlatna (Zalatna; Zalathna), Alba Co., Romania

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