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Kremersite

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Locality: 
Anna Mine, Alsdorf, Cologne, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 1.7 × 1.3 cm
Description

The kremesite forms transparent orange to red microcrystals. There are also some unknown yellow and white phases on the specimen.

Kremersite is hygroscopic and should be kept in the closed MM-box in which we ship it to you. It's no problem to open the box and look at the specimen, but after that it should be closed again.

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kremersite

Formula: 
(NH4,K)2[Fe3+Cl5(H2O)]
Strunz: 
3.CJ.10
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Brown-red
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
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