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Tetrahedrite & Hübnerite

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Tetrahedrite & Hübnerite

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Description
Locality: 
Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Libertad Department, Peru
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.6 × 5.5 × 5 cm
Description

Sharp, metallic grey tetrahedrite in rare combination with elongated, black, lustrous huebnerite crystals. Should be high ranked for the combination and the large, thick and end-pointed huebnerite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tetrahedrite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Hübnerite

Formula: 
MnWO4
Strunz: 
4.DB.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Erie and Enterprize veins, Ellsworth Mine, Ellsworth, Ellsworth District (Mammoth District), Paradise Range, Nye Co., Nevada, USA