Bodieite, Richelsdorfite

Specimen ID: 3NC-P91

Mineral(s)
Bodieite : Bi2(TeO3)2(SO4)
Richelsdorfite : Ca2Cu5Sb(AsO4)4(OH)6Cl·6H2O
Locality
As recorded:
Pittsburg-Liberty Mine, New York Hill, Masonic District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA
Mindat locality:
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Photo added to mindat.org

The photo shows yellow steep pyramids of bodieite with resinous luster. The green balls are richelsdorfite. The yellow mustard crust is a weathered unknown Bi-Cu-Fe-Ag-Te-Sb-O phase. This is one of 5 cotype specimens deposited at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Collected by MarekC in 2017. Photographed by Tony Kampf at the Museum, posted with permission.
Marek Chorazewicz - 17th June 2018
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