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Teineite

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Description
Locality: 
Teine Mine, Sapporo, Hokkaido Island, Japan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.9 × 0.6 × 0.4 cm
Description

Very small blue crystals of the very rare tellurium mineral teineite form the type locality ! Teineites from Teine are much rarer than from the few other localities known worlwide !. 

Ex.R.Merrill Collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Teineite

Formula: 
Cu[TeO3]·2H2O
Strunz: 
4.JM.20
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
Pale blue
Type Locality: 
Takinosawa vein (Takinosawa deposit), Teine mine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

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