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Lavendulan & Erythrite

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Lavendulan & Erythrite

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Description
Locality: 
Palhal Mine, Branca, Albergaria-a-Velha, Aveiro District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2.7 × 2.9 cm
Description

Beautiful sample!

Sky blue lavendulan crystals on pink erythrite 'urchins'.

 

Collected: 
2008
Boxed with Label
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lavendulan

Formula: 
NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl·5H2O
Strunz: 
8.DG.05
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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