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Atelestite & Mixite

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Atelestite & Mixite

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Description
Locality: 
Wolfsgrün Quarry, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 2.2 × 0.7 cm
Description

Atelesite and mixite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Atelestite

Formula: 
Bi2(AsO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BO.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Neuhilfe Mine, Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Mixite

Formula: 
BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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