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Avicennite

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Avicennite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Erzmatt, Buus, Basel-Land, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Black, cubic crystal clusters of avicennite, a rare thallium-oxide, found in only less than ten locations worldwide. Excellent sample!

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Avicennite

Formula: 
Tl2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Dzhuzumli village, Zirabulak railway station, Zirabulak Mountain (Zirabulakskie Mountain), Samarkand Viloyati (Samarqand), Uzbekistan

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