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Hubeite & Pyrite & Chalcopyrite & Inesite

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Hubeite & Pyrite & Chalcopyrite & Inesite

ex. dealer stock Peter Bosse (Kassel/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Fengjiashan Mine, Daye County, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 4.3 × 2.2 cm
Description

Nice hubeite crystals with pyrite and chalcopyrite and inesite and apophyllite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hubeite

Formula: 
Ca2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13]·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.BJ.60
Crystal System: 
Triclinic, pinacoidal
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Fengjiashan Mine (Daye copper mine), Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Chalcopyrite

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

Inesite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
9.DL.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hilfe Gottes Mine, Oberscheld, Dillenburg, Dillenburg District, Hesse, Germany
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