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Mineral: Catamarcaite: Cu6GeWS8
Comments: Fractured aggregate of catamarcaite (Ct) composed of twinned grains with red internal reflections; Dg is digenite, Sp sphalerite. Oil immersion, crossed polars. (CanMin, v44:1481).
Location: Bornite-rich ore from old dumps near the La Rosario vein, Capillitas epithermal deposit, Catamarca Province, Argentina.
Scale: See Image.
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