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Kermesite

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Description
Locality: 
Pezinok, Pezinok County, Bratislava Region, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.5 × 2.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.80cm
Description

A dark grey matrix covered by a flat lying fan of kermesite to 18mm in length.

Fantastic specimen for the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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