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Stichtite-2H

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Stichtite-2H

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Description
Locality: 
Barberton, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 6 × 1.7 cm
Description

Very rich and good old specimen of Stichtite-2H - originally named barbertonite - from the type locality.

Ex Wolfgang Schneider collection and label.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stichtite-2H

Polytype Of: 

Stichtite

Formula: 
Mg6Cr2(OH)16[CO3]·4H2O
Strunz: 
5.DA.50
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
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