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Mineral Specimen #5193    Sulvanite, Calcite, Tangeite and possible Volborthite, Turanite, Ziesite and othe species

Thorpe Hills, Mercur District (Camp Floyd District), Oquirrh Mts, Tooele Co., Utah

Collected by Steve Pullman May, 1990

Cu3VS4

The surface of this specimen is covered with bright green Copper/Vanadium alterations after Sulvanite. There are a few crystals of dark gray colored Sulvanite present. This was from a mine run flat which Steve Pullman collected. Within the flat, was the pictured list of species. Only Sulvanite and Calcite are listed on mindat for the location. However, there are postings for the location with similar specimens with Tangeite listed. More than one species is present in the alterations.

Condition: Good

Flaws: Nothing Appreciable

15.8 x 7.4 x 6.7 cm

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This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Phosphates | Calcite | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars