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Beyerite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Mesopotamia Copper Valley, Khorixas, Kunene Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.7 × 0.8 cm
Description

Greenish rosettes of beyerite from Mesopotamia. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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