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Skutterudite & Fluorite

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Skutterudite & Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
St Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 5.5 × 3.8 cm
Description

Very rare skutterudite specimen from one of Germany's most important classic localities. The specimen is very rich and almost massive, with thousands of micro crystals, only a little matrix and some purple fluorite. Really exceptional.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Skutterudite

Formula: 
CoAs3-x
Strunz: 
2.EC.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Skuterud Mines (Skutterud Mines; Modum Cobalt Mines), Modum, Buskerud, Norway

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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