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Nickeline Maucherite Calcite & Baryte

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Nickeline Maucherite Calcite & Baryte

ex. Mineralien-Niederlage d.Bergakademie, Freiberg, Sa.
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Mansfeld Basin, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 2.3 × 1.7 cm
Weight: 
29.00gr
Description

The nickeline shows here few typical crystals. Maucherite and the other minerals are massive. The specimen will come with older label.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nickeline

Formula: 
NiAs
Strunz: 
2.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5

Maucherite

Formula: 
Ni11As8
Strunz: 
2.AB.15
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
dark grey
Type Locality: 
Eisleben, Mansfeld Basin, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
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