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Betpakdalite With Ferrimolybdite

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Betpakdalite With Ferrimolybdite

Ex E. Lehrrieder, Fürth, Germany
Type Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Kara Oba, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 7.5 × 5.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Weight: 
316.00gr
Description

Octahedron-like crystals of betpakdalite on rough, light smoky quartz matrix. Accompanied by yellow masses of ferrimolybdite.

The crystals very large for the species, the main cluster measures appr. 13 x 7 mm and consists of seven sharp, pale lemon-yellow crystals.

From the type locality "Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast'), Kazakhstan"

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ferrimolybdite

Formula: 
Fe2(MoO4)3·nH2O
Strunz: 
7.GB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Alekseevskii Mine, Lake Iktul', Karysh River Basin, Khakassia Republic (Khakassy Republic; Khakassiya Republic), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia...

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