Schneebergite (Type Locality) Vajdak Coll.

Roter Berg District, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Miniature, 3.2 x 3.0 x 2.4 cm
Start Time: 06/13/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/23/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Schneebergite is an ultra rare complex hydrated arsenate, UNIQUE in the world to this area of the famed Erzgebirge. The species was not approved until 1999. A small vug in the pinnacle crest of shapely, triangular, quartz matrix hosts numerous, yellowish-brown, tabular laths to about 0.5 mm. Very rare and seldom on the market. Ex Josef Vajdak Collection

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