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Tetrahedrite

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Description
Locality: 
Schwaz, Brixlegg-Schwaz Area, Tyrol, Austria
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5.3 × 4.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

The main crystal of this Specimen is 1 cm in diameter and flawless. It sits upon an quartz-matrix with a snow-white coating, that adds a perfect contrast. There are some side crystals present, which are damaged in parts. Still, as the main crystal is perfect, this is a piece worth regarding!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tetrahedrite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
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