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Boulangerite

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Description
Locality: 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

A long chunk of quartzite is completely covered on one side with a bed of silver boulangerite needles.

Very attractive example and in excellent condition.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Boulangerite

Formula: 
Pb5Sb4S11
Strunz: 
2.HC.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Colour: 
Lead grey
Streak: 
Brownish
Type Locality: 
Molières, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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