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Wittichenite

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Wittichenite

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Description
Locality: 
Schmiedestollen, Wittichen, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

A nice little specimen of an uncommon mineral fron the type locality after which it was named. Hard to find material.

Mineral Data
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Wittichenite

Formula: 
Cu3BiS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic Prismatic crystals or masses
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Wittichen, Schenkenzell, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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