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Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series from
Julcani Mine, Julcani District, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica, Peru

Locality type:Mine
Species:'Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Members of the Aikinite-Bismuthinite series include Aikinite, Bismuthinite, Emilite, Friedrichite, Gladite, Krupkaite, Paarite, Pekoite and Salzburgite. These are very dificult to sort out requiring EMPA and SCXRD, no species label is correct without this analysis. The EDS of this specimen shows it to contain copper and so it is toward the aikinite end of the series. This specimen contains no silver so it is not in the gustavite-lillianite series.
Habit:Flatened acicular xls
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References:Gianfranco Ciccolini Collection
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aikinite-Bismuthinite Series data
Locality Data:Click here to view Julcani Mine, Julcani District, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica, Peru
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