Beautiful Acicular Crystal of Agardite-Ce on Quartz Matrix



Rich specimen with lots of beautiful acicular crystal sprays of agardite-ce on quartz matrix fom the famous Clara Mine- the type locality for the species.

Agardite-(Ce)

Formula: Cu62+Ce(AsO4)3(OH)6·3H2O
System: Hexagonal
Colour: light green, yellowish ...
Lustre: Sub-Vitreous, Resinous, Silky
Hardness: 3 - 4

From: Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

Credit: Mintreasure.com

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