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Sterryite Quartz Pyrite

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Sterryite Quartz Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Pollone Mine, Valdicastello Carducci, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Beautiful needles of metallic sterryite crystals are clearly visible within  transparent quartz crystals portion, sprinkled with brilliant little crystals of golden pyrite. Good specimen.

Sterryite is a rare mineral found only in a handful of locations in the world but those of this limited finding of the Pollone mine, have probably given the most representative samples for this species.

 

 

 

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sterryite

Formula: 
Ag2Pb10(Sb,As)12S29
Strunz: 
2.LB.30
Hardness: 
3.5
Colour: 
Black
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Taylor Pit, Huntingdon Township, Madoc area, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada

Quartz

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

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Italy up to 100 g. €.8.00 - up to 250 g. €.9.00
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Europe up to 100 g. €.11.00 - up to 250 €.13.00
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America, Africa, Asia, up to 100g. €.13.00 up to 250g. €.17.00
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Australia,N.Zeland,Oceania,up to100 g.€.14.00 up to 250g.€.18.00
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