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Langite On Pyrite

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Langite On Pyrite

ex collection Jörg Dobrzewski
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Description
Locality: 
Silberberg Mine, Bodenmais, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.2 × 1.7 cm
Weight: 
17.00gr
Description

Rare: teale-blue langite on pyrie cubes.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Langite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Fowey Consols (incl. Wheal Treasure; Wheal Fortune; Wheal Chance), Tywardreath, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5