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Eugenite

#36468
SOLD
Eugenite from Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia - 36468
Eugenite from Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia - 36468

Eugenite

#36468
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ag11Hg2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

This specimen was analyzed by XRD by Dr. Andy Roberts. I would feel more comfortable with the ID if it was EDS would have confirmed it. As such, this specimen may be amalgam. It shows a small 2x2mm area of brassy gold, soft Eugenite or Amalgam.

XRD Confirmed

Eugenite

Formula
Ag11Hg2 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
silver white 
Streak
metallic 
Class
Isometric - Hextetrahedral 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
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