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Sphalerite Bornite & Chalcocite

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Sphalerite Bornite & Chalcocite

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Description
Locality: 
Cattle Grid Deposit, Mount Gunson, Stuart Shelf, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.7 × 2.4 cm
Description

Sharp , well formed resinous translucent brown sphalerite crystals on a quartz matrix with bluish irridescent bornite and brassy metallic bladed chalcoite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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

Chalcocite

Formula: 
Cu2S
Strunz: 
2.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Earthstones Australia

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