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Rickardite

EDS conf. original specimen

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Description
Locality: 
North Star Mine, Mammoth, Tintic District, Juab County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 0.6 × 0.5 cm
Description

EDS conf. original specimen that was used to confirm the presence of rickardite in purple tarnished metallic inclusions from the North Star mine. 

Analysis attached. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rickardite

Formula: 
Cu7Te5
Strunz: 
2.BA.30
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal Compact Purple masses
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Red
Type Locality: 
Good Hope Mine (Mammoth Good Hope Mine; Mammoth-Good Hope Mine; Mammoth Chimney Mine), Vulcan, Vulcan District (Cebolla District; Domingo District), Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA
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