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Mixite

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Description
Locality: 
Käfersteige Mine, Würm, Karlsruhe Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 6 × 5.3 cm
Description

Very rich specimen with beautiful acicular mixite sheaves. An exceptional specimen of a rare mineral from a rarely offered locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mixite

Formula: 
BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
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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