Krieselite


Composition: (Al,Ga)2(GeO4)(F,OH)2
Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Lustre : Greasy
Hardness : 5.5-6.5
Specific Gravity : 4.07
Year of Discovery: 2000
IMA Number: 2000-043a
IMA Status: Approved
Named for: F.W.Kriesel (Tsumeb mine chemist)

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

Identified on material collected in 1972 from 29 Level, in association with stottite and schneiderhöhnite.