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Jarosite & Gypsum

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Jarosite & Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Jaroso Ravine, Sierra Almagrera, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

Jarosite in visible crystals are not that common. On this piece the matrix is covered with Jarosite crystals and what give it aesthetics are the contrasting gemmy white Gypsum crystals.

From an old find at the end of the 1990's.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White.

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