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Kraisslite

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Kraisslite

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Lustrous scaly kraisslite crystals coating a fracture surface on the typical franklinite-zincite ore.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kraisslite

Formula: 
Zn3(Mn,Mg)25(Fe3+,Al)(As3+O3)2[(Si,As5+)O4]10(OH)16
Strunz: 
8.BE.45
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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