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Quartz With Molybdenite

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Quartz With Molybdenite

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Description
Locality: 
Dasht-e-Kain, Chagai District, Baluchistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 2.3 × 2 cm
Description

An interesting example of well terminated Quartz covered by minor molybdenite.

Undamaged.

Nice specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Molybdenite

Formula: 
MoS2
Strunz: 
2.EA.30
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0 - 1.5