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Paramelaconite

#DS44267

Paramelaconite

#DS44267
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu1+2Cu2+2O3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Ontonagon Co., Michigan, United States
Tagged
copper

Greyish black massive Paramelaconite. It has NOT been analyzed, so no return. It could very well be just Chalcocite or Tenorite. This is probably a good locality specimen with two older labels, one of them, calling it Paratenorite, a defunct name.

Paramelaconite

Formula
Cu1+2Cu2+2O3 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
black 
Streak
black 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Shultz Collection

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