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Argyrodite On Siderite

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Argyrodite On Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Colquechaca, Chayanta Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.3 × 1.5 × 1.4 cm
Description

SEM-EDS confirmed argyrodite crystal group on siderite with some pyrargyrite. Analysis attached.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Argyrodite

Formula: 
Ag8GeS6
Strunz: 
2.BA.70
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Himmelsfürst Mine, Brand-Erbisdorf, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Argyrodite On Siderite
Analysis Report - only: Argyrodite On Siderite
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