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Baryte & Allactite

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Baryte & 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: 
1.9 × 1.6 × 0.9 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with very rich crystals of barite on matix with minor blades of allactite from Sterling Hill. From the Steve Phillips collection of Franklin District micromounts and rarities. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

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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