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Gallite & Renierite

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Gallite & Renierite

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Description
Locality: 
Kipushi Mine, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.7 × 0.3 × 0.5 cm
Description

Nice gallite in renierite in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gallite

Formula: 
CuGaS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Colour: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Kipushi Mine (Prince Léopold Mine), Kipushi, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Renierite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16
Strunz: 
2.CB.35a
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Kipushi Mine (Prince Léopold Mine), Kipushi, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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