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Pucherite & Schumacherite

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Pucherite & Schumacherite

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Description
Locality: 
Pucher Shaft, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3 × 2.4 cm
Description

This is a very rich old specimen with tiny yellow schumacherite rosettes and brown pucherite crystals up to 1 mm.

Very good specimen from an older collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pucherite

Formula: 
Bi(VO4)
Strunz: 
8.AD.40
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Pucher Shaft, Wolfgang Maaßen Mine field, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Schumacherite

Formula: 
Bi3(VO4)2O(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BO.10
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Pucher Shaft, Wolfgang Maaßen Mine field, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany