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Pucherite & Arsenosiderite

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RBR105253

Pucherite & Arsenosiderite

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Description
Locality: 
Pucher Shaft, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

This little specimen is from the TL for pucherite, a real classic from Saxony. It is rich covered with tiny pucherite-crystals. Also, there’s some arsenosiderite on the other side.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pucherite

Formula: 
Bi(VO4)
Strunz: 
8.AD.40
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Pucher Shaft, Wolfgang Maaßen Mine field, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Arsenosiderite

Renamed To: 

Löllingite

Formula: 
FeAs2
Strunz: 
2.EB.15a
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
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