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Erythrite

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Erythrite

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Locality: 
Silberberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.3 × 4.8 × 3.9 cm
Description

Erythrine is a great rarity for this famous classic and historic locality. This specimen shows a wide area covered with sparkling tiny crystals of Erythrine in colorful combination with minor Malachite. A very eye-catching piece of high relevance.

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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
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