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Oellacherite & Liveingite

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Oellacherite & Liveingite

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Description
Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Binntal, Valais, Switzerland
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2.6 × 2.8 cm
Description

A black prismatic striated liveingite crystal is set on sugary dolomite.

This specimen is more interesting for the light green oellacherite plates. Oellacherite is barian muscovite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Oellacherite

Variety Of: 

Muscovite

Formula: 
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White

Liveingite

Formula: 
Pb9As13S28
Strunz: 
2.HC.05c
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
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