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Moschellandsbergite Calomel & Amalgam

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Moschellandsbergite Calomel & Amalgam

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Description
Locality: 
Landsberg, Obermoschel, Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 1.7 × 1.6 cm
Description

This is the allrounder for the Moschellandsberg mine. In the foreground one can see brownish calomel on a spherical shell of amalgam. Just behind a nice moschellandsbergite crystal. In the background one finds a nice eglestonite in neon yellow colour.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Moschellandsbergite

Formula: 
Ag2Hg3
Strunz: 
1.AD.15d
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
silver
Type Locality: 
Carolina Mine, Landsberg (Moschellandsberg), Alsenz-Obermoschel, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Calomel

Formula: 
(Hg2+2)Cl2
Strunz: 
3.AA.30
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Landsberg (Moschellandsberg), Alsenz-Obermoschel, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Amalgam

Variety Of: 

Silver

Formula: 
Ag
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Formula: 
(Ag,Hg)
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
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