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Quetzalcoatlite

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Quetzalcoatlite

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Description
Locality: 
Blue Bell Mine, Zzyzx, Soda Mountains, San Bernardino County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.3 × 1.6 × 0.9 cm
Description

Acicular blue quetzalcoatlite associated with black zavaritskite surrounded by a green amorphous Te phase. 

SEM-EDS confirmed specimen! Analysis in corr. section. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quetzalcoatlite

Formula: 
Zn6Cu3(TeO6)2(OH)6·AgxPbyClx+2y
Strunz: 
4.FE.45
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 0.0
Colour: 
Blue
Type Locality: 
Bambollita Mine (Oriental Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Quetzalcoatlite
Analysis Report - only: Quetzalcoatlite
Analysis Report - only: Quetzalcoatlite
Analysis Report - only: Quetzalcoatlite