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Bournonite & Siderite

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Bournonite & Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Apollo Mine, Raubach, Neuwied, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6 × 5 cm
Weight: 
464.00gr
Description

Very nice, glossy, twinned bournonite between platy, beige siderite crystals. Lots of massy bournonite and/or tetrahedrite and some pyrite in the siderite-quartz matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bournonite

Formula: 
PbCuSbS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.50
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Boys (Trewetha Mine; Old Trewetha Mine), Port Isaac, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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