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Schneiderhöhnite & Karibibite

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Schneiderhöhnite & Karibibite

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Description
Locality: 
Urucum Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2 × 1.6 cm
Description

Several black, lustrous schneiderhonite crystals on lollingite with orange tufts of karibibite; self collected on 2013

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Schneiderhöhnite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+3[As5O13]
Strunz: 
4.JA.35
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

Karibibite

Formula: 
Fe2As4O9
Strunz: 
4.JA.15
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia
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