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Ankerite & Smaltite & Native Bismuth On Erythrite

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Ankerite & Smaltite & Native Bismuth On Erythrite

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Description
Locality: 
Shaft 371, Schlema-Hartenstein, Erzgebirge, Schlema, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5.8 × 4.8 cm
Description

Nice ankerite crystals with smaltite and native bismute on erythrite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ankerite

Formula: 
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria

Smaltite

Variety Of: 

Skutterudite

Formula: 
CoAs3-x
Strunz: 
2.EC.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Formula: 
(Co,Fe,Ni)As2
Hardness: 
0.0

Bismuth

Formula: 
Bi
Strunz: 
1.CA.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Erythrite

Formula: 
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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