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Stromeyerite

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Stromeyerite

AgCuS
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Vrančice, Příbram District, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.7 × 6.2 × 5.5 cm
Description

Microcrystalline masses and veins of blueish tint stromeyerite. Rich old sample with possibly other unidentified silver minerals. Calcite in the middle is etched to reveal the silver minerals. Acquired in 1996.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stromeyerite

Formula: 
AgCuS
Strunz: 
2.BA.40
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Zmeinogorsk Mine (Zmyeinogorsk Mine; Snake Mountain Mine; Schlangenberg Mine), Zmeevka Stream, Korbalikha River, Alei River Basin, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Krai, Western-Siberian Region, Russia