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Annabergite & Erythrite

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Annabergite & Erythrite

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Description
Locality: 
Adam Heber Mine, Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.7 × 1.2 cm
Description

Very unusual mineral since it is yellow annabergite (!!), associtaed to pink erythrite. The specimen has been analyzed by Joachim Grobner. To my knowledge it is the only locality worldwide where yellow crystals of annabergite occur !!. Don't miss the opportunity to get this oddity.

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What's on the rock

Annabergite

Formula: 
Ni3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Teichgräber Flacher vein, Teichgräber deep adit, Kippenhain Mine (Kippenhayn Mine), Schreckenberg, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Annaberg 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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