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Picropharmacolite & Pharmacolite

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Picropharmacolite & Pharmacolite

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Description
Locality: 
Shaft 371, Schlema-Hartenstein, Erzgebirge, Schlema, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.8 × 6.2 × 3.3 cm
Description

White picropharmacolite and pharmacolite on matrix

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

Pharmacolite

Formula: 
Ca(HAsO4)·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CJ.50
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sophia Mine, Böckelsbach valley, Wittichen, Schenkenzell, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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