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Kermesite

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Description
Locality: 
Bräunsdorf, Niederwiesa, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 3.7 × 2.8 cm
Description

Metallic red kermesite needles  on matrix from the classic locality in Germany. Type-Locality for Kermesite !

Ex Alex Franz collection, Germany

Mineral Data
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Kermesite

Formula: 
Sb2S2O
Strunz: 
2.FD.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 1.5
Colour: 
Red
Type Locality: 
Neue Hoffnung Gottes Mine, Bräunsdorf, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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