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Powellite Psm Molybdenite

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Powellite Psm Molybdenite

Rare locality
Pseudomorph

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Description
Locality: 
Hüseyin Beyobasi, Kasa Keskin, Ankara Province, Turkey
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.8 × 1.5 cm
Description

An interesting pseudomorph of powellite after foliated molybdenite.

Fluoresces yellow under UV light

Old-time specimen from a rare locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Powellite

Formula: 
Ca(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Peacock Mine (South Peacock; Darland; Peacock & South Peacock), Cuprum, Seven Devils District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA

Molybdenite

Formula: 
MoS2
Strunz: 
2.EA.30
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
1.0 - 1.5

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