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Sainfeldite & Erythrite

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Sainfeldite & Erythrite

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Description
Locality: 
Grube Wilhelm, Richelsdorf, Hesse, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3 × 2.8 cm
Description

Lustrous pink glassy sainfeldite crystals associated with pale pink erythrite spheres on matrix.
Beautiful under magnification.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sainfeldite

Formula: 
CaCa2Ca2(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.CB.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Gabe Gottes Mine (incl. Giftgrube), Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France

Erythrite

Formula: 
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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