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Hechtsbergite Eulytine & Namibite

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Hechtsbergite Eulytine & Namibite

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Description
Locality: 
Hechtsberg Quarry, Hausach, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4 × 2.8 cm
Description

An excellent specimen from the Black Forest with a rich coverage of tiny brown lustrous hechtsbergite crystals together with dark green almost black namibite spheres and yellowish green eulytine spheres on a chrysocolla matrix. Beautiful under magnification.
Type locality for hechtsbergite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hechtsbergite

Formula: 
Bi2(VO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BO.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hechtsberg quarry, Hausach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Eulytine

Formula: 
Bi4(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.40
Hardness: 
4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Namibite

Formula: 
Cu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.50
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Mesopotamia 504, Mesopotamia Copper Valley, Khorixas District, Kunene Region, Namibia
Cartils Minerals

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