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Nickenichite

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Nickenichite

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Description
Locality: 
Arsenatnaya Fumarole, Second Scoria Cone, Great Fissure, Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka Krai, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.8 × 1.2 cm
Description

Bluish purple nickenichite in beautiful glassy crystals on matrix. 

Specimen has the ID S2018-2-2, W. Schüller & B. Ternes specimen. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nickenichite

Formula: 
Na0.8Ca0.4Cu0.4(Mg,Fe)3(AsO4)3
Strunz: 
8.AC.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Nickenichite-bearing fumarole, Nickenicher Sattel (Eicher Sattel), Nickenich, Andernach, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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