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Boleite with Cumengeite

#PD33656
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Boleite from Santa Rosalía, Boleo dist., Baja, Mexico - PD33656
Boleite from Santa Rosalía, Boleo dist., Baja, Mexico - PD33656

Boleite with Cumengeite

#PD33656
Availability
Sold
Size
Micromount 
Formula
KAg9Pb26Cu24Cl62(OH)48 (RRUFF)
Locality
Santa Rosalía, Boleo dist., Baja, Mexico

Two micro samples of these rare species from their Type Locality. The Boleite micro is in a gel capsule and is ~1.5mm in size with several perfect tiny <1mm Boleite cubes and the other sample is a single perfectly formed Cumengeite crystal to 1mm suspended between two plastic sheets.

From the collection of Hatfield Goudey (Goudeyite).

Type Locality

Boleite

Formula
KAg9Pb26Cu24Cl62(OH)48 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Cubic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
indigo blue, light blue 
Streak
light green 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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Type Locality
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