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Cubanite from
Henderson No. 2 mine, Jamésie, Nord-du-Québec, Québec, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Cubanite
Formula:CuFe2S3
Comments:These highly lustrous cm sized xls are some of the world's finest.
Habit:Fine needles to over a cm, Orthorhombic prisms, v twins and trillings to 3cm
Colour:yellow
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Fig. 1, Rocks & Minerals 75:6, p. 404; Lévesque, André (1983): Cubanite from Chibougamau, Québec. Mineralogical Record 14 (3): 151-155
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite12 photos of Cubanite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Cubanite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Sphalerite1 photo of Cubanite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cubanite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Henderson No. 2 mine, Jamésie, Nord-du-Québec, Québec, Canada
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