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Proustite

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Locality: 
Nieder-Beerbach, Hesse, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.6 × 1.5 cm
Description

Rich specimen, full of cherry-red proustite (hard to photograph) on arsenic and/or löllingite (?). Maybe also fettelite (not yet analyzed).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Proustite

Formula: 
Ag3AsS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5

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