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Xocomecatlite Dugganite & Petzite

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Xocomecatlite Dugganite & Petzite

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Description
Locality: 
Trixie Mine, East Tintic District, Utah County, Utah, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Micro-crystals of tellurites on quartz with peztite and possible altaite in the quartz matrix. Possibly free gold associated with altered petzite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Xocomecatlite

Formula: 
Cu3(TeO4)(OH)4
Strunz: 
7.BB.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Bambollita Mine (Oriental Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

Dugganite

Formula: 
Pb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)
Strunz: 
8.DL.20
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Emerald Mine, Silver Plume Mine (Emerald & Silver Plume Mine group), Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

Petzite

Formula: 
Ag3AuTe2
Strunz: 
2.BA.75
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Sacarîmb (Sãcãrâmb; Szekerembe; Nagyág), Deva, Hunedoara Co., Romania

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