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Eckhardite

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Description
Locality: 
Bird Nest drift, Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mountains, San Bernardino County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1 × 0.6 cm
Description

Green eckhardite specimen (analysis no19-03-01-50) associated with minor housleyite on quartz. The appearance of eckhardite seems to be fine grained, but is in fact filigrane needle-like under high magnification. 

 

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Eckhardite

Formula: 
(Ca,Pb)Cu2+Te6+O5(H2O)
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Aga Mine, Otto Mountain, Baker, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
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