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Nacrite

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Description
Locality: 
Korb Mine, Eisen, Nonnweiler, Saarland, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.4 × 1 cm
Description

Outstanding white pearly hexagonal crystals of the mineral nacrite associated to dolomite from Germany

Ex Vandenbroucke Museum collection from Waregem, Belgium.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nacrite

Formula: 
Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Einigkeit Mine, Brand-Erbisdorf, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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