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Sonoraite & Emmonsite

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Sonoraite & Emmonsite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine, Moctezuma, Moctezuma Municipality, Sonora, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3 × 2.3 cm
Description

Beautiful and sharp yellow-green blades of sonoraite with green emmonsite.

Very good and rich specimen - collected 1983

Very rare mineral!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sonoraite

Formula: 
Fe3+(TeO3)(OH)·H2O
Strunz: 
4.JN.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

Emmonsite

Formula: 
Fe3+2[TeO3]3·2H2O
Strunz: 
4.JM.10
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Tombstone, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
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