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Gold & Tetradymite

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Gold & Tetradymite

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Description
Locality: 
Kokava Nad Rimavicou, Poltár County, Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm
Description

Unusual gold locality. This specimen has visible gold in association with multiple grey crystals of tetradymite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Tetradymite

Formula: 
Bi2Te2S
Strunz: 
2.DC.05
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Župkov, Žarnovica Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia
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