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Argentobaumhauerite from
Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine; ASARCO Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Locality type:Mine
Comments:The crust was very difficult to x-ray and Baumhaurite 2a was the best guess.
Habit:nearly amorphous crust
Colour:indistinct purple crust
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Robinson, G. W., Harris, D. C. (1987): A baumhauerite-like mineral from Quiruvilca, Peru. Mineralogical Record 18, 199-201.; Crowley, J.A., Currier, R.H. & Szenics, T. (1997): Mines and Minerals of Peru. Mineralogical Record 28, 1-98.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hutchinsonite6 photos of Argentobaumhauerite associated with Hutchinsonite at this locality.
Orpiment6 photos of Argentobaumhauerite associated with Orpiment at this locality.
Baryte4 photos of Argentobaumhauerite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Argentobaumhauerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine; ASARCO Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
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