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Zinkenite & Andorite

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Description
Locality: 
San José Mine, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.5 × 5.5 × 4.5 cm
Description

A cluster of greyish acicular/long prismatic zinkenite crystal mostly covered by greyish to yellowish oxidation products (antimony ochre?) and a few blackish crystals of what i would ID as andorite. Quite typical for the mine and a nice example.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zinkenite

Formula: 
Pb9Sb22S42
Strunz: 
2.JB.35a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Graf Jost-Christian Mine, Wolfsberg, Stolberg, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Andorite

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Andorite IV

Formula: 
Pb18Ag15Sb47S96
Strunz: 
2.JB.40a
Hardness: 
0.0

Andorite VI

Formula: 
AgPbSb3S6
Hardness: 
0.0
Formula: 
AgPbSb3S6
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 -
Colour: 
Dark Grey
Type Locality: 
Baia Sprie Mine, Baia Sprie, Romania

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