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MD-231698
Betekhtinite
Miniature, 3.6 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm
Dzhezkazgan Mine (Zhezkazgan Mine), Dzhezkazgan, Zhezqazghan Oblysy (Dzezkazgan Oblast'; Dzhezkazgan Oblast'; Djezkazgan Oblast'; Jezkazgan Oblast'), Kazakhstan
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Betekhtinite is a rare copper, iron, lead sulfide and this is a superb example from a now-famous discovery of 1998, which produced the best of the species known for this mineral to date. Lustrous, metallic-gray, parallel-growth needles to 2.8 cm comprise this fine piece from the Twin Pocket, Mine # 31at Dzhezkazgan.