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Hocartite

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Description
Locality: 
Pirquitas, Rinconada Department, Jujuy, Argentina
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.4 × 1.1 cm
Description

Grey metallic hocartite in cavities with marcasite from the Pirquitas mine, Bolivia. 

Ex J. Hyrsl specimen. 

Mineral Data
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Hocartite

Formula: 
Ag2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
Strunz: 
2.CB.15a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Chocaya mine, Chocaya-Animas (Animas-Chocaya), Atocha-Quechisla District, Sud Chichas Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
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