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Zinkenite with Andorite & Arsenopyrite

#50350

Zinkenite with Andorite & Arsenopyrite

#50350
Availability
Available
Price
$275.00
Size
7.5 x 8 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Pb9Sb22S42 (RRUFF)
Locality
San Germán mine, Cerro de Potosí, Potosí, Bolivia
Tagged
sulfide

Full divergent silvery prismatic crystals to 6mm in a large vug with more single crystals of Zinkenite. The finer, smaller grey crystals are probably Jamesonite, although that is not mentioned on the tag provided with the specimen.

Zinkenite

Formula
Pb9Sb22S42 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Prismatic, Striated 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, steel gray 
Streak
steel gray 
Class
Hexagonal - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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