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Skutterudite & Safflorite

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Skutterudite & Safflorite

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Description
Locality: 
Shaft 371, Schlema-Hartenstein, Erzgebirge, Schlema, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 5.5 × 3.7 cm
Description

Very nice specimen with silvery metallic lustrous skutterudite crystals in a baryte matrix. The skutterudite crystals reach up to ~ 1 cm. Some safflorite allegedly present.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Skutterudite

Formula: 
CoAs3-x
Strunz: 
2.EC.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Skuterud Mines (Skutterud Mines; Modum Cobalt Mines), Modum, Buskerud, Norway

Safflorite

Formula: 
(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
Strunz: 
2.EB.15a
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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Best regards Roger

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