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Benavidesite

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Description
Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.1 × 0.1 × 0.1 cm
Description

Lead grey metallic inclusions of the very rare sulphosalt mineral benavidesite in brown alabandite in an analyzed sample by SEM/EDS , see copy enclosed, from the TL in Uchucchacua mine, Peru.

Some organic impurities are present in the analysis (in the form of C and O) and percentages are only approximate since the sample was not carbon coated.

Ex Vandenbroucke Museum collection from Waregem, Belgium.

Mineral Data
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Benavidesite

Formula: 
Pb4MnSb6S14
Strunz: 
2.HB.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead Grey
Type Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

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