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Picropharmacolite

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Picropharmacolite

ex collection Thorsten Häuser, ex Edwin Walter
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Carl Adit, Bauhaus, Nentershausen, Richelsdorf, Kassel Region, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 5.8 × 2.8 cm
Weight: 
101.00gr
Description

Tufts of acicular colorless picropharmacolite crystals on matrix with a bit of pink erythrite.

The Richelsdorf area is the type locality of picropharmacolite.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Picropharmacolite

Formula: 
Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.CH.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic Needles and encrustations
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ore dumps, Richelsdorf Smelter, Süss, Richelsdorf District, Hesse, Germany