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Proustite & Tubulite

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Proustite & Tubulite

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Description
Locality: 
Bio Mine, Borgofranco, Torino, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 2.3 × 1.5 cm
Description

Rare grey metallic tubulite with a more wire like structure close to proustite on matrix. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Proustite

Formula: 
Ag3AsS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5

Tubulite

Formula: 
Ag2Pb22Sb20S53
Strunz: 
2.JB.35f
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Rivet Quarry, Montredon-Labessonnié, Réalmont, Tarn, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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