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Jalpaite

ex collection Holger Engelmohr
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Description
Locality: 
Leonera Mine, Jalpa, Jalpa Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 3.8 × 2.7 cm
Weight: 
125.00gr
Description

Massive type locality sample of glossy black jalpaite with some green alteration minerals.

Very rare as such a big mass.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Jalpaite

Formula: 
Ag3CuS2
Strunz: 
2.BA.45
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Leonora Mine, Jalpa, Mun. de Jalpa, Zacatecas, Mexico