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Akrochordite

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Akrochordite

Fred Parker collection
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.4 × 2.9 cm
Description

You are bidding on a large and very rich sample of extremely rare akrochordite from Sterling Hill from the Fred Parker collection. A fracture surface hosts rich whirls and twisted brownish-red plates of the mineral. Very rich sample of one of the rarest arsenates from Sterling Hill. 

Mineral Data
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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