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Scorodite & Arseniosiderite

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Scorodite & Arseniosiderite

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Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small specimen with a boxwork of vugs containing some sharp crystals of scorodite. Scorodite is an extremely rare mineral from Sterling Hill. Associated are tiny groups of platy arseniosiderite crystals. (these may be ogdensburgite)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Scorodite

Formula: 
Fe3+AsO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Stamm Asser Mine, Graul, Langenberg, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Arseniosiderite

Formula: 
Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Manganese deposit, Romanèche-Thorens, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France

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