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Bornite On Quartz

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Bornite On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Gunpowder District, Mount Isa City Shire, Queensland, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 7.3 × 3.5 cm
Description

A plate of small gemmy quartz crystals is richly studded with metallic blue black bornite crystals, possibly overgrowing chalcocite from the Mammoth Mine also known as the Gunpowder Mine in the Mount Isa Mining District.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bornite

Formula: 
Cu5FeS4
Strunz: 
2.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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