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Hechtsbergite & Beyerite

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Hechtsbergite & Beyerite

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Description
Locality: 
Hechtsberg Quarry, Hausach, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.2 × 1 cm
Description

Brown crystals of hechtsbergite associated to yellow globular aggregates of beyerite in a colorful combination of species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hechtsbergite

Formula: 
Bi2(VO4)O(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BO.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hechtsberg quarry, Hausach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Beyerite

Formula: 
Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.BE.35
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal Thin plates or compact earthy masses.
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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