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Preisingerite

#BW57006

Preisingerite

#BW57006
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Bi3O(AsO4)2(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Moldava, Erzgebirge, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Tagged
arsenate

Preisingerite is an uncommon bismuth arsenate. Crystals can be beautiful, but on this specimen, the Preisingerite is just a yellow crust with a lttle crystallinity but mostly as a powdery mass.

Preisingerite

Formula
Bi3O(AsO4)2(OH) 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Subadamantine 
Color
gray white, yellow gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Bill Wilson Collection

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