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Aikinite

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Description
Locality: 
Julcani District, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.7 × 0.8 cm
Description

Grey striated aikinite crystals on tetrahedrite & chalcopyrite. 

References:

B. Duval, Y. Moëlo and P. Picot, Bull. Minéral. , 1986, 109, pp. 649-655.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aikinite

Formula: 
PbCuBiS3
Strunz: 
2.HB.05a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Berezovskoe Au Deposit (Berezovsk Mines), Berezovskii (Berezovskii Zavod), Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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