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Erythrite

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Description
Locality: 
Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 7 × 5.3 cm
Description

Good erythrite specimen comprising a craggy open face of matrix festooned with bladed and acicular crystals of the same.
The larger crystals to 1cm are congregated in one area, whilst there are myriad small 3mm bladed crystals with deep pink acicular balls all over.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Erythrite

Formula: 
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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