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RM1653   Hannebachite

Hannebacher Ley, Hannebach, Niederzissen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Very interesting specimen for its unusual chemistry, this is a hidrated calcium sulphite: CaSO3·H2O. It shows several aesthetically lanceolated laminar to prismatic crystals, well defined, with brilliance, transparence and colourless. From the 1983 discovery and collected by Dr. Kurt Reiss. From the Jim Thomas collection. Note: Type locality.

Size: 2.1 × 1.8 × 1.5 cm
Main crystal: 1.5 mm
Found in 1983.

Localidad Tipo - Type Locality