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Richelsdorfite from
Triembach-au-Val, Villé Valley, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, France

Formula:Ca2Cu5Sb(AsO4)4(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
Habit:Tabular crystals
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Sarp, H., Dominik, B. and Chiappero, P.-J. (1994): Nouveau gisement (Triembach-Le Val, Vosges, France): nouvelles propriétés optiques et diagramme de poudre de la richelsdorfite, Ca2Cu5Sb[Cl(OH)6(AsO4)4]*6H2O. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen: 74: 273-277. (in French); Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
Mineral Data:Click here to view Richelsdorfite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Triembach-au-Val, Villé Valley, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, France
Nearest other occurrences of Richelsdorfite
18.0km (11.2 miles) A Giftgrube mine, Sankt Jakob vein, Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
18.0km (11.2 miles) B Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
49.9km (31.0 miles) C Caroline Mine, Eberbächle, Freiamt Pb-Cu mining district, Emmendingen, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
68.3km (42.4 miles) D Clara Mine, Rankach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Ortenaukreis, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
73.7km (45.8 miles) E Anton Mine (St. Anton Mine), Heubach Valley, Wittichen, Schenkenzell, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
75.1km (46.7 miles) F Schmiedestollen dump, Wittichen, Schenkenzell, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
76.0km (47.3 miles) G Johann Mine, Burgfelsen, Wittichen, Schenkenzell, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
219.9km (136.7 miles) H Friedrichssegen Mine, Frücht, Bad Ems, Rhein-Lahn-Kreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
242.3km (150.6 miles) I Segen Gottes Mine, Westerngrund, Aschaffenburg, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
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