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Quetzalcoatlite & Kawazulite

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Quetzalcoatlite & Kawazulite

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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: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.6 × 0.7 cm
Description

Rich, SEM-EDS conf. quetzalcoatlite in kawazulite impregnated skarn matrix. 

 

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

Kawazulite

Formula: 
Bi2Te2Se
Strunz: 
2.DC.05
Hardness: 
1.5
Type Locality: 
Kawazu mine (Rendaiji mine; Rendaizi mine), Rendaiji, Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan
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