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Spiroffite With Denningite On Burckhardtite

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Spiroffite With Denningite On Burckhardtite

ex Collection Georg Gebhard (Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.7 × 3.4 cm
Description

Redish spiroffite crystals, pale yellow deningite on pink burkhardite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spiroffite

Formula: 
(Mn,Zn)2Te4+3O8
Strunz: 
4.JK.10
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

Denningite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te4+2O5
Strunz: 
4.JK.30
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

Burckhardtite

Formula: 
Pb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Strunz: 
9.EC.70
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
pale red
Type Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
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