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Šlikite & Zincowoodwardite

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Šlikite & Zincowoodwardite

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Description
Locality: 
Uranus Mine, Kleinrückerswalde, Annaberg-Buchholz, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

Colourless Šlikite associated with blue zincowoodwardite that is coated by tiny hydrokenoralstonite groups. The matrix is fluorite and galena. 

SEM-EDS & PXRD confirmed material. 

Analysis in the analytical section. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Šlikite

Formula: 
Zn2Mg(CO3)2(OH)2·4H2O
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
2
Colour: 
Snow-White
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vladimír Mine, Ostrov, Karlovy Vary District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic

Zincowoodwardite

Formula: 
Zn1-xAlx(OH)2[SO4]x/2·nH2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.35
Hardness: 
1.0
Type Locality: 
Christiana Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece
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