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Erythrite & Rauenthalite

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Erythrite & Rauenthalite

Collected by John & Robert Lawson
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Description
Locality: 
Muckross Mine, Killarney, County Kerry, Irish Republic (Eire)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.2 × 3 cm
Weight: 
28.00gr
Description

A lovely rare example of deep magenta erythrite micro crystals on matrix associated with a radial spray of white rauenthalite crystals.

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

Rauenthalite

Formula: 
Ca3(AsO4)2·10H2O
Strunz: 
8.CJ.40
Hardness: 
2.0 - 0.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Gabe Gottes Mine (incl. Giftgrube), Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch), Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France

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