Schaurteite

Schaurteite


Composition: Ca3Ge(SO4)2(OH)6.3H2O
Crystal System : Hexagonal
Lustre : Silky
Specific Gravity : 2.65
Year of Discovery: 1965
IMA Number: 1988 s.p.
IMA Status: Approved
Discovered By: P.G. (Gerry) Söhnge (Tsumeb geologist)
Named for: Werner T. Schaurte (German chemist)