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Algodonite & Domeykite

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Algodonite & Domeykite

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Description
Locality: 
Mamainse Point Area, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.5 × 2 cm
Weight: 
127.00gr
Description

This sawn sample consists of a mixture of massive domeykite and algodonite in calcite in brown altered basalt with minor copper.

While the Mamainse area is well known for native copper, this piece comes from a new find.

The piece weighs 127 grams. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Algodonite

Formula: 
(Cu1-xAsx)
Strunz: 
2.AA.10a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Los Algodones Mine, El Arrayan, Elqui Province, Coquimbo Province, Chile

Domeykite

Formula: 
Cu3As
Strunz: 
2.AA.10b
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Los Algodones Mine, Los Algodones district, El Arrayan, La Serena, Elqui Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile

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