Two cubic crystals of the rare mineral BOLEITE. Boleite contains silver, copper, lead and other elements. The larger crystal has a face of 0.4 inches with noticeable wear on the lower half. The smaller cube has no damage. From the type locality of the Boleo District of Baja California Sur, Mexico. The luster is vitreous.
BOLEITE is a silver, copper, lead, potassium chloride mineral. Boleite belongs to the Isometric crystal system, usually as cubes. Hardness is 3.0 – 3.5 on the Mohs scale.
Location: Amelia Mine, Arroyo de la Soledad, Boleo District, Santa Rosalía, Mulegé Municipality, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Specimen size: 1.2 x 1.2 x 0.7 inches
Specimen weight: 14 grams (0.5 ounces)
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