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Stannite & Arsenopyrite

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Stannite & Arsenopyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.3 × 7.4 × 2.5 cm
Weight: 
470.00gr
Description

Massive ore specimen with gray stannite and a bit yellowish gray arsenopyrite.

Classic early 20th century sample.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stannite

Formula: 
Cu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
Strunz: 
2.CB.15a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
West Wheal Kitty (Wheal Rock), West Wheal Kitty group, St Agnes, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UK

Arsenopyrite

Formula: 
FeAsS
Strunz: 
2.EB.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
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