University of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum of the University of Hamburg
Mineral name
 
Krieselite
Krieselite on quartz with anglesite and chalcocite. Sample: 10x17 mm.
Hölzel-No.
 
9.AI.145
Type of specimen
 
HT
IMA-No. / Accepted
 
2000-043a
Chemical formula
 
Al2GeO4(F,OH)2
Type locality
 
Namibia, Tsumeb, Tsumeb mine
Associated minerals
 
Anglesite, quartz, wulfenite, graphite
Collection
 
Mineralogisches Museum - Universit├Ąt Hamburg
Contact person
 
Prof. Dr. Jochen Schl├╝ter
Catalogue−No. / Site
 
MMHH TS 385
Nature of 
type specimen

 
Mineral specimen
References

Krieselite, Al2GeO4(F,OH)2: A new mineral from the Tsumeb mine, Namibia, representing the Ge analogue of topaz.
Schlüter, J., Geisler, T., Pohl, D. & Stephan, T. (2010)
N. Jb. Miner. Abh., 187/1, 33-40.
Notes / Further information

Discovered by Markus Ecker, Spiessen, Germany, in 1994. Named after Friedrich Wilhelm Kriesel, head of the Tsumeb mine laboratory around 1920.
Last update 27. April 2022 by A. Matthies Imprint (german)