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Trimerite Hedyphane & Hematolite

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Trimerite Hedyphane & Hematolite

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Description
Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 0.7 × 0.4 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small specimen consisting of a base of very nice hedyphane crystals with at least three small, pinkish-red and very rare trimerite crystals. Also present are many minute red hematolite crystals. A very good sample of all three rare minerals!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Trimerite

Formula: 
CaMn2+2Be3(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AB.05
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

Hedyphane

Formula: 
Pb3Ca2(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

Hematolite

Formula: 
(Mn,Mg,Al,Fe3+)15(As5+O4)2(As3+O3)(OH)23
Strunz: 
8.BE.45
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Moss mine, Nordmark (Nordmarksberg), Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

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