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Chursinite

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Chursinite

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Description
Locality: 
Landsberg, Obermoschel, Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.2 × 0.1 × 0.1 cm
Description

Raman & SEM-EDS confirmed very rare Hg arsenate - chursinite.
Very limited material.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chursinite

Formula: 
(Hg+2)0.5Hg2+(AsO4)
Strunz: 
8.AD.60
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Khaidarkan Sb-Hg deposit (Chaidarkan), Fergana Valley, Alai Range (Alay Range), Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
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