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Beudantite

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Beudantite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 1.8 cm
Description

Translucent yellowish to reddish brown crystals of Beudantite coat one side of the matrix. The crystals are well formed and cube-like measuring to just under 1mm. The crystals have a vitreous lustre which gives the small specimen a sparkle.

Very rich old time specimen from the famous Grosch collection, Germany

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Beudantite

Formula: 
PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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