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Picropharmacolite

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Picropharmacolite

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Description
Locality: 
Wilhelm Mine, Nentershausen, Kassel Region, Hesse, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 4.6 × 2.6 cm
Description

Beautiful white spray of picropharmacolite on a bed of pink erythrite.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Picropharmacolite

Formula: 
Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.CH.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic Needles and encrustations
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ore dumps, Richelsdorf Smelter, Süss, Richelsdorf District, Hesse, Germany