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Protochabournéite & Routhierite


Protochabournéite & Routhierite

Type Locality

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Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
3.5 × 3 × 1 cm

A very rich specimen of the extremely rare Tl-Pb sulfosalt protochabournéite from its type locality. Protochabournéite occurs as compact masses; the largest mass covers an area of 14 x 6 mm^2. It is associated with red grains of the very rare Cu-Hg-Tl sulfosalt routhierite. An exceptional association of rare Tl sulfosalt species!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock


Tl5-xPb2x(Sb,As)21-xS34 (x ~ 1.2-1.5)
Type Locality: 
Sant'Olga tunnel, Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy...


Type Locality: 
Jas Roux, La Chapelle-en-Valgaudemar (La Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar), Hautes-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France...

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