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Buckhornite & Gold

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Buckhornite & Gold

Ex. Rudolf Duda collection, AuPb2BiTe2S3
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Jílové, Děčín, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.1 × 0.8 × 0.6 cm
Description

Extremely rare gold telluride in quartz. Must have for any gold/tellurium bearing mineral collector.

Free delivery to Munich Mineral Show on October 25, 2013.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Buckhornite

Formula: 
AuPb2BiTe2S3
Strunz: 
2.HB.20b
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Black
Streak: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Buckhorn Mine (Bigthing), Jamestown, Jamestown District, Boulder Co., Colorado, USA

Gold

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