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Picropharmacolite & Pharmacolite

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Picropharmacolite & Pharmacolite

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 0.6 × 1.1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with many small white radial balls of picropharmacolite with some larger radial colorless blades of pharmacolite or perhaps haidingerite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Picropharmacolite

Formula: 
Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.CH.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic Needles and encrustations
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ore dumps, Richelsdorf Smelter, Süss, Richelsdorf District, Hesse, Germany

Pharmacolite

Formula: 
Ca(HAsO4)·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CJ.50
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sophia Mine, Böckelsbach valley, Wittichen, Schenkenzell, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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