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Argentopyrite & Rammelsbergite

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Argentopyrite & Rammelsbergite

SEM-EDS confirmed material

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Description
Locality: 
Uranus Mine, Kleinrückerswalde, Annaberg-Buchholz, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.4 × 1.7 cm
Description

Barrel shaped argentopyrite from the Uranus mine, Germany associated with rammelsbergite. Some visually confirmed "argentopyrite" that was later analysed turned out to be pyrite/marcasite. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Argentopyrite

Formula: 
AgFe2S3
Strunz: 
2.CB.65
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
Grey.
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Rammelsbergite

Formula: 
NiAs2
Strunz: 
2.EB.15a
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Postage Area Price
Germany: 5 $ (< 500 gr)
$5
International: 8 $ (< 500 gr) + 2EUR per each 100EUR insurance
$8
International: 11 $ (< 1000 gr) + 2EUR per each 100EUR insurance
$11
EU: 16 $ ((< 2000 gr) - Paket Europe (insured)
$16
Worldwide: 42 $ ((< 5000 gr) -Paket international (insured)
$42
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