Name:

annabergite

A photo of the mineral annabergite

Class:

Phosphates/Arsenates/Vanadates

Chemistry:

(Ni, Co)3(AsO4)2 8H2O

Color(s):

Greenish

Hardness:

2

SpecGrav:

3-3.1

Fracture:

lamellar

Cleavage:

perfect

Crystal:

monoclinic, prismatic to tabular, often acicular ... sometimes massive.

Envronment:

oxidation zones

Association:

other nickel ores

Locals:

Harz Mtns. Germany/ Sardinia, Italy/ Spain / Greece/ Canada/ USA

Misc:

very similar to Erythrite, but with ore Ni than Co.

Photos
& Locals:

1.) KM 4 Mine, Laurion, Greece
2.) KM 4 Mine, Laurion, Greece
3.) KM 4 Mine, Laurion, Greece

4.) Laurion, Greece
5.) Laurion, Greece
6.) Laurion, Greece

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