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Berthierite

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Berthierite

rare locality

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Locality: 
Thum, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 5 × 4 cm
Description

Berthierite on quartz and dolomite.Berthierite from this locality was rarely found and offered. The Herold quarry at Thum is defunct since 1985. The specimen comes with a copy of the original label of the collector - Dr. Leonhardt,Freiberg - with an exact discription of the find.Found in 1973

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Berthierite

Formula: 
FeSb2S4
Strunz: 
2.HA.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Chazelles-Haut (Chazelle), Mercoeur, Haute-Loire, Auvergne, France

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