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Bariopharmacosiderite Fluorite & Olivenite

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Bariopharmacosiderite Fluorite & Olivenite

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Description
Locality: 
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

a rich specimen featuring a cluster of quartz crystals hosting red cubes of bariopharmacosiderite, white cube of fluorite and several green elongated crystals of olivenite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bariopharmacosiderite

Formula: 
Ba0.5Fe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4·5H2O
Strunz: 
8.DK.10
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Clara Mine, Rankach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Olivenite

Formula: 
Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
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