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Wickmanite & Pyrargyrite

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Wickmanite & Pyrargyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Colquechaca, Chayanta Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 1.8 × 1.1 cm
Description

Rare wickmannite crystals covering pyrargyrite. Mineral was previously analysed. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Wickmanite

Formula: 
Mn2+[Sn(OH)6]
Strunz: 
4.FC.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

Pyrargyrite

Formula: 
Ag3SbS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Hardness: 
2.5
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