Hübnerite, Quartz

Specimen ID: QCX-HQG

Hübnerite : MnWO4
Quartz : SiO2
As recorded:
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Pampas District, Pallasca Province, Áncash, Peru
Mindat locality:
108mm x 67mm
weight: 351g

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Association of parallel hübnerite crystals with colorless quartz. Deep red color when backlit (indicating a predominance of manganese on iron in the hübnerite-ferberite series). Overall size: 108mm x 67mm. Main hübnerite crystal: 63mm tall, 26mm wide. Main quartz crystal: 72mm tall, 21mm wide. Weight: 351g.
Carles Millan - 19th November 2016
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