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Pyrargyrite & Arsenolite & Picropharmacolite

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Pyrargyrite & Arsenolite & Picropharmacolite

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Locality: 
Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.8 × 2 cm
Description

Pyargyrite & arsenolite and picropharmacolite on/in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrargyrite

Formula: 
Ag3SbS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Hardness: 
2.5

Arsenolite

Formula: 
As2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.50
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
1.5
Type Locality: 
St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

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
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