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Carminite & Segnitite

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Carminite & Segnitite

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 2.2 cm
Description

A large baryte specimen hosting many intense red carminite clusters with yellow segnitite. 

From an old collection. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Carminite

Formula: 
PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BH.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Segnitite

Formula: 
PbFe3+3(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Kintore opencut, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
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