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Quadratite & Smithite

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Quadratite & Smithite

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Description
Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2 × 1.8 cm
Description

A very good isolated quadratite with an epitactic growth of red smithite. 

Beautiful!

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quadratite

Formula: 
Ag(Cd,Pb)AsS3
Strunz: 
2.GC.25
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Smithite

Formula: 
AgAsS2
Strunz: 
2.GC.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic Tabular crystals.
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
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