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Kermesite

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Kermesite

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Description
Locality: 
Krížnica, Pernek, Malacky County, Bratislava Region, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 5 × 2 cm
Description

Calcite cavity with single and radiating sprays, deep wine-red color with high lustrous kermesite crystals. Contrast deep red Kermesite with white Calcite is best specimen from Pezinok locality. The crystals reach 2.0 cm on this sample.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kermesite

Formula: 
Sb2S2O
Strunz: 
2.FD.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 1.5
Colour: 
Red
Type Locality: 
Neue Hoffnung Gottes Mine, Bräunsdorf, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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