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Stibnite Baryte & Chalcopyrite

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Stibnite Baryte & Chalcopyrite

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Locality: 
Julcani District, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 4.3 × 2.7 cm
Description

Showy specimen of multiple sprays of lustrous stibnite radiating from matrix. Individual blades reach about 2cm. Almost all are terminated, but there are a few broken here and there. The associated barite and chalcopyrite are a very nice accent. It comes with several labels and was mined in 1982.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stibnite

Formula: 
Sb2S3
Strunz: 
2.DB.05
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
Lead grey

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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