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Copiapite & Krausite

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Copiapite & Krausite

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Description
Locality: 
Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 2.3 × 2.2 cm
Description

specimen with some fantastic intense yellow tabular crystals of copiapite with associate beautiful yellow clear crystal of krausite.

c. 6778

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Copiapite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2·20H2O
Strunz: 
7.DB.35
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

Krausite

Formula: 
KFe(SO4)2·H2O
Strunz: 
7.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sulphur Hole (Sulfur Hole; Sulphur pit), Mule Canyon, Yermo, Calico District (Daggett District), Calico Mts (Calico Hills), San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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