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Hübnerite With Quartz

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Hübnerite With Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Pasto Bueno, Ancash Department, Peru
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.6 × 4.5 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.50cm
Weight: 
202.00gr
Description

Solid tabular dark red hubnerite crystals partly epimorphed by hundreds of white to colorless quartz crystals. Very contrastful combo, this is a pre-1990s specimen. 
In very good consitions, provided some peripheral wear. Unusual to spot nowadays in this quality. From an Italian collection

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hübnerite

Formula: 
MnWO4
Strunz: 
4.DB.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Erie and Enterprize veins, Ellsworth Mine, Ellsworth, Ellsworth District (Mammoth District), Paradise Range, Nye Co., Nevada, USA

Quartz

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

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