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Valleriite

#PD34530

Valleriite

#PD34530
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4.5 x 1 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2] (RRUFF)
Locality
Marbridge mine, La Motte, Quebec, Canada

A thin bronze sheen of Valleriite on both sides of matrix.

Comes with a handwritten tag from R.C. Staveley that mentions this came from the 303 Stope, #3 orebody at the Marbridge mine.

Valleriite

Formula
2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Nodular 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
bronze, gray 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness
1-1.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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