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Berthierite

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Berthierite

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Description
Locality: 
Caspari Mine, Uentrop, Arnsberg, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.2 × 1.6 cm
Description

Metallic acicular masses of silvery berthierite crystals on a quartz matrix  from the Caspari Antimony Deposit. An oldtime specimen that dates back before the 1890's when the deposit was abandoned.

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Berthierite

Formula: 
FeSb2S4
Strunz: 
2.HA.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Chazelles-Haut (Chazelle), Mercoeur, Haute-Loire, Auvergne, France
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