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Krieselite

#49251

Krieselite

#49251
Availability
Sold
Size
0.8 x 0.7 x 0.2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Al2GeO4(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

Krieselite is a  relatively new rare mineral from Tsumeb containing germanium. This specimen has tiny snow white crystals of Krieselite in an area less than 0.5mm. Comes with a Georg Gebhard label which states it is from the 46 level of the mine. Tsumeb is the type and only locality for this very rare germanium mineral. Tennantite matrix, small chip less than 1cm.

Type & Only Locality

Krieselite

Formula
Al2GeO4(OH)2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
beige, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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Type & Only Locality

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