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Pecoraite & Willemseite

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Pecoraite & Willemseite

With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Rottis, Plauen, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.8 × 5.9 × 2.9 cm
Description

Röttisite is an old german description and synonym for pimelite which has been analyzed being a mixture of the Ni-silicates pecoraite and willemseite with smectite. Comes with antique handwritten label.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pecoraite

Formula: 
Ni3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.15
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Wolfe Creek meteorite crater, Halls Creek Shire, Western Australia, Australia

Willemseite

Formula: 
(Ni,Mg)3(Si4O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.05
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Scotia Talc mine, Bon Accord, Barberton, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
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