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Bournonite

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Bournonite

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Locality: 
Sierra Almagrera, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 3.1 × 1.7 cm
Description

A matrix of massive galena hosts a druse of bright caramel-brown siderite crystals. There are several brilliant bournonite cogwheels, the largest just 5mm.

This is an excellent bournonite from Spain!

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
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