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Berthierite

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Berthierite

Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Herja, Baia Mare, Romania
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.8 × 3.8 × 3.2 cm
Description

A beautiful example of the rare iron antimony sulfosalt berthierite from the classic romanian locality. This is a particularly aesthetic cluster of brass needle sprays with blue iridescence on one side.

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Berthierite

Formula: 
FeSb2S4
Strunz: 
2.HA.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Chazelles-Haut (Chazelle), Mercoeur, Haute-Loire, Auvergne, France
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