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Biehlite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.4 × 0.1 × 0.1 cm
Description

Aggregate of hairy white crystals of biehlite of silky lustre. Named to honour professor Friedrich K. Biehl, it is an extremely rare Sb-As-Mo oxide, that was found in Tsumeb, the type and only known locality for the species.

Ex Francis Hubert #12771.

Mineral Data
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Biehlite

Formula: 
((Sb,As)O)2[MoO4]
Strunz: 
4.DB.60
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 1.5
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

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