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Smythite & Baumhauerite

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Smythite & Baumhauerite

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Description
Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Red translucent smythite and baumhauerite on snowwhite dolomite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smythite

Formula: 
(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)
Strunz: 
2.CC.10
Hardness: 
4.5
Streak: 
dark gray
Type Locality: 
State Route 37 road cut (6), Bloomington, Monroe Co., Indiana, USA

Baumhauerite

Formula: 
Pb12As16S36
Strunz: 
2.HC.05b
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
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