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Akrochordite

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Akrochordite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.3 × 1.2 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample of very rare akrochordite from Sterling Hill. The fracture surface here is lined with flesh colored, prismatic akrochordite. The previous owner stabilized the fragile piece with glue. Very hard to find! Former Fred DeVito and Marcelle Weber collections. 

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What's on the rock

Akrochordite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Mg)5(AsO4)2(OH)4·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

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