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Connellite Sarkinite & Serpierite

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Connellite Sarkinite & Serpierite

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.9 × 0.7 × 0.7 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with several small vugs hosting prisms of willemite with tiny balls of connellite needles, a spray of acicular serpierite and some tiny, sharp pink sarkinite crystals. Connellite is very rare from Sterling Hill!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Connellite

Formula: 
Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4·3H2O
Strunz: 
3.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Providence, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, St Ives District, Cornwall, England, UK

Sarkinite

Formula: 
Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

Serpierite

Formula: 
Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
Strunz: 
7.DD.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Serpieri Mine, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

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