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Arthurite & Scorodite

SEM-EDS confirmed sample no 2019-03-31-80

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 3.7 × 2.7 cm
Description

A SEM-EDS confirmed specimen with a combo of intense green arthurite and pale blue scorodite on baryte. Arthurite was very limited found from the famous Clara mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Arthurite

Formula: 
CuFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Hingston Down Consols, Clitters United Mines, Gunnislake, Calstock, Callington District, Cornwall, England, UK

Scorodite

Formula: 
Fe3+AsO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Stamm Asser Mine, Graul, Langenberg, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Arthurite & Scorodite
Analysis Report - only: Arthurite & Scorodite
Analysis Report - only: Arthurite & Scorodite
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