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Chloanthite & Annabergite

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Chloanthite & Annabergite

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Locality: 
Johanngeorgenstadt, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.7 × 3 cm
Description

Classic 19th century example from the Erzgebirge: a specimen of grey dense chloanthite with powdery slightest greenish oxidation products (labeled to be annabergite (Nickelblüte). From a less known mine at Johanngeorgenstadt (Gottessegen Erbstollen). Chloanthite is not listed at mindat for Johanngeorgenstadt, i did not analyze the specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chloanthite

Variety Of: 

Nickelskutterudite

Formula: 
NiAs3-x
Strunz: 
2.EC.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Formula: 
NiAs2 - excess As up to As2.5
Hardness: 
0.0

Annabergite

Formula: 
Ni3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Teichgräber Flacher vein, Teichgräber deep adit, Kippenhain Mine (Kippenhayn Mine), Schreckenberg, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Best regards Roger

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