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Amarillite

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Description
Locality: 
Tierra Amarilla, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

Bright orange crystalized amarillite between stramineous fibroferrite needles.
Very rich specimen of both rare species from the type locality.

Ex Dr. Hartel collection, Germany

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Amarillite

Formula: 
NaFe(SO4)2·6H2O
Strunz: 
7.CC.75
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile
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