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Mixite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
El Pinar de Bédar, Bédar, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 3 × 3 cm
Description

Beautiful bluegreen sprays of mixite needles in azurite microcrystals from an ancient mine in Andalusia.

Mixite was XRD confirmed

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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