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Mellite

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Description
Locality: 
Tatabánya, Gerecse Mountains, Komárom-Esztergom County, Hungary
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.9 × 1.7 cm
Weight: 
3.00gr
Description

Brownish translucent crystals of mellite.

Mineral Data
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Mellite

Formula: 
Al2[C6(COO)6]·16H2O
Strunz: 
10.AC.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Artern, Unstrut valley, Thuringia, Germany
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