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Pääkkönenite & Calcite

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Pääkkönenite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Plaka Mines, Plaka, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.9 × 1.7 × 0.6 cm
Description

An excellent specimen of the very rare mineral pääkkönenite that was recently found in Lavrion.

The Paakonenite is XRD-analysed and only visible with good magnification. It has a spherical form is associated with stibnite and calcite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pääkkönenite

Formula: 
Sb2AsS2
Strunz: 
2.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Kalliosalo, Seinäjoki, Western and Inner Finland Region, Finland

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

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