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Herzenbergite & Varlamoffite

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Herzenbergite & Varlamoffite

EDS conf. specimen no 19-11-08-bol7

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Description
Locality: 
Carguaicollo Mine, Quijarro Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.3 × 1.3 cm
Description

EDS conf. specimen no 19-11-08-bol7 hosting grey metallic herzenbergite with yellow varlamoffite on matrix. Analysis attached. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Herzenbergite

Formula: 
(Sn,Pb)SnS2
Strunz: 
2.CD.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Maria-Teresa Mine, Huari, Avaroa Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia

Varlamoffite

Formula: 
(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Hardness: 
6 - 6.5
Colour: 
Yellow
Streak: 
Light Yellow
Type Locality: 
Kalima, Maniema, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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