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Powellite & Molybdenite

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Powellite & Molybdenite

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Description
Locality: 
Jardinera #1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Chañaral Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4.5 × 5 cm
Description

Pyramidal powellite crystals, highly fluorescent yellow-white under SW UV light. Accompanying you can see small crystals of molibdenite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Powellite

Formula: 
Ca(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Peacock Mine (South Peacock; Darland; Peacock & South Peacock), Cuprum, Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA

Molybdenite

Formula: 
MoS2
Strunz: 
2.EA.30
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0 - 1.5

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