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Voltaite

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Voltaite

William S Vaux Collection (Philadelphia Academy #19338)
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Kalinka, Vígľašská Huta - Kalinka, Detva County, Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.9 × 4.8 × 4.2 cm
Description

Predominantly a halotrichite matrix with possible copiapite and embedded within the halotrichite can be found numerous translucent green to black crystals of voltaite.

Location has not been confirmed - Kelakna not listed in Mindat and label gives the ancient area of Hungary as the country of origin.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Voltaite

Formula: 
K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12·18H2O
Strunz: 
7.CC.25
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Solfatara di Pozzuoli, Pozzuoli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples Province, Phlegrean Volcanic Complex, Campania, Italy

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