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Carminite & Beudantite

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Carminite & Beudantite

Martin Jensen collection
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Black Pine Mine, Granite County, Montana, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.2 × 1.1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample from the Martin Jensen collection with exceptional sprays of carminite among thousands of small beudantite crystals on altered tetrahedrite crystals from the Black Pine Mine. Carminite is very rare at the locality and Martin collected this specimen in 2011. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Carminite

Formula: 
PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BH.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Beudantite

Formula: 
PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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