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Jarosite

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Jarosite

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Description
Locality: 
Mina Santa Barbara, San José, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.6 × 2.3 cm
Description

Very rich specimen of rather large (for the mineral) and dark brown jarosite crystals all over the specimen.

Collected 1998

Mineral Data
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Jarosite

Formula: 
KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Pyramidal Class
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Jaroso Ravine, Sierra Almagrera, Cuevas del Almanzora (Cuevas de Vera), Almería, Andalusia, Spain
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