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Berthierite

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Berthierite

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Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Alte Hoffnung Gottes Mine, Kleinvoigtsberg, Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 8.5 × 5 cm
Description

An old specimen from the Alte Hoffnung Gotes Mine in Kleinvoigtsberg, one of the many classic localities in the Freiberg District. The specimen has a very good coverage of masses of silvery and golden acicular crystals of berthierite in matrix.

Great locality piece.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Berthierite

Formula: 
FeSb2S4
Strunz: 
2.HA.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Chazelles-Haut (Chazelle), Mercoeur, Haute-Loire, Auvergne, France
Cartils Minerals

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