Geigerite is a mineral, a complex hydrous manganese arsenate with formula: Mn5(AsO3OH)2(AsO4)210H2O. It forms triclinic pinacoidal vitreous colorless, red to brown crystals. It has a Mohs hardness of 3 and a specific gravity of 3.05.

It was discovered in Grischun, Switzerland in 1989, it is apparently named after the mineral collector Richard M Geiger. It is also found in Liguria, Italy.

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