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Allactite

Steven Phillips collection
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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: 
1.2 × 0.8 × 0.3 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with fantastic clusters of cherry-red allactite crystals on matrix with calcite from the famous 1980s find at the 1340 pillar, 1200' level at Sterling Hill. This is most noted find of allactite from the district and another beautiful sample from the Steve Phillips collection of Franklin District micromounts and rarities. 

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What's on the rock

Allactite

Formula: 
Mn2+7(AsO4)2(OH)8
Strunz: 
8.BE.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Moss mine, Nordmark (Nordmarksberg), Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

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