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Chalcocite Fluorite Siderite & Quartz

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Chalcocite Fluorite Siderite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Wenzhou Prefecture, Zhejiang Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 7.5 × 6.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Weight: 
223.00gr
Description

Important specimen from China with an aesthetic association of rara chalcocite pseudohexagonal black crystals, cubic fluorite of extraordinary transparency in a beautiful garnet violet color, lamellar siderite and quartz

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chalcocite

Formula: 
Cu2S
Strunz: 
2.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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