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Bismite & Aikinite

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Description
Locality: 
Candelaria District, Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.7 × 1.1 cm
Description

Bismite and aikinite in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bismite

Formula: 
Bi2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.60
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Colavi Mine, Machacamarca District (Colavi District), Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia

Aikinite

Formula: 
PbCuBiS3
Strunz: 
2.HB.05a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Berezovskoe Au Deposit (Berezovsk Mines), Berezovskii (Berezovskii Zavod), Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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