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Coronadite & Embolite On Native Copper

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Coronadite & Embolite On Native Copper

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Description
Locality: 
Consols Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 4.1 × 3 cm
Description

A branching group of crude native copper crystals dominated by modified octahedra has been partially coated with black vitreous coronadite and grey embolite from the A B H Consols lode.

Old time secimen from the Jose Rees Collection (Sydney)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Coronadite

Formula: 
Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Strunz: 
4.DK.05a
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Horse-Shoe shaft (Horseshoe Mine), Coronado Mine (Coronado Mining Co. property; Arizona Copper Co. group [in part]), Coronado vein, Copper Plate Gulch, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA

Embolite

Renamed To: 

Bromian Chlorargyrite

Formula: 
Ag(Cl,Br)
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0

Copper

Formula: 
Cu
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Earthstones Australia

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