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Bismuth Erythrite

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Bismuth Erythrite

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Description
Locality: 
Jáchymov, Krušné Hory, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.4 × 3.2 cm
Description

Crystalline brass colored bismuth with some pink erythrite of the boulder  surface.

Ex. collection of Rudolf Ďuďa # 1/278

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bismuth

Formula: 
Bi
Strunz: 
1.CA.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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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