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Bustamite and Chalcopyrite

#30719

Bustamite and Chalcopyrite

#30719
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaMn2+Si2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
North mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Mass of brown-orange, large thick prismatic Bustamite crystals to 4.5cm with Chalcopyrite and dark Spalerite occuring interstitially between the large crystals.

Bustamite

Formula
CaMn2+Si2O6 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, Good 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown red, light pink, pink 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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