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Skutterudite Cassiterite Erythrite & Fluorite

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Skutterudite Cassiterite Erythrite & Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Sauberg Mine, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.6 × 1.5 cm
Description

Very interesting combo of dark metallic skutterudite, wine-red cassiterite, lightly pink erythrite and yellowish fluorite.

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

Cassiterite

Formula: 
SnO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0

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

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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