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Erythrite On Azurite

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Erythrite On Azurite

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Description
Locality: 
Silberberg Mountain, Brixlegg, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

Intense red erythrite on dark blue azurite in a dolomitic matrix. Very attractive assemblage. 

Comes with ano older hand written label. Ex. Thielemann collection. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Erythrite

Formula: 
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...
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