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Calaverite with Pyrite & Fluorite

#AH51413

Calaverite with Pyrite & Fluorite

#AH51413
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 4 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
AuTe2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Ajax mine, Cripple Creek dist., Teller Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
tellurium , gold

2-3mm striated thin to thicker tabular crystals of Calaverite with very good rich coverage associated with Fluorite. Very nice specimen.

Calaverite

Formula
AuTe2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Massive, Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
yellow, yellowish white 
Streak
green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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