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Jalpaite

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Jalpaite

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Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Comstock Lode, Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 4.3 × 2.4 cm
Weight: 
32.00gr
Description

This specimen is richly covered with Jalpaite. The jalpaite is sitting on and between quartz. The jalpaite is a rare silver mineral. The jalpaite is EDX analysed.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Jalpaite

Formula: 
Ag3CuS2
Strunz: 
2.BA.45
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Leonora Mine, Jalpa, Mun. de Jalpa, Zacatecas, Mexico
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Jalpaite

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