Kaatialaite with Skutterudite
Svornost mine, Jachymov, Krusne Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Bohemia, Czech Republic
Cabinet, 9.0 x 5.5 x 5.0 cm
Ex. Josef Vajdak
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A very good specimen exhibiting white botryoidal kaatialaite, a hydrous iron arsenite, in vugs within a gray-black mass of skutterudite. From the silver-rich, uranium-bearing polymetallic vein deposits of the historic Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains) of the Czech Republic. From the Josef Vajdak collection; he assembled a notable collection of Jachymov minerals.