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Balkanite

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Description
Locality: 
Cerro Morita, Naco Municipality, Sonora, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 1.3 × 1 cm
Description

Grey-black microcrystals and veinlets of the very rare Ag-Hg mineral balkanite from one of the few localities known worldwide associated to green brochantite.

Don't miss the opportunity to get this extreme Hg rarity almost never seen in the mineral market

Ex Vandenbroucke Museum collection from Waregem, Belgium.

No duplicates available

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Balkanite

Formula: 
Cu9Ag5HgS8
Strunz: 
2.BD.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Sedmochislenitsi Mine (Sedmocislenici Mine), Balkan Mts (Stara Planina), Vratsa Oblast (Vratza), Bulgaria

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