Faustite with Molybdenite
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Faustite is the zinc rich analog of turquoise. It us a rare hydrated phosphate. This specimen was self collected by Jim Wilson in the late 1980s. The faustite presents as pale yellow clusters of spherical aggregations and is associated with molybdenite and a few chalcopyrite crystals.
Locality: Bingham Canyon Mine, Bingham Mining District, Salt Lake County, Utah
Composition: hydrated phosphate of aluminum, copper, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and zinc