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Mellite

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Description
Locality: 
Csordakúti Mine, Bicskei District, Fejér County, Hungary
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.9 × 2.5 × 1.8 cm
Description

Awesome cluster of rare mellite from Hungary. Mellite is one of the few minerals which is composed of an orangic compound and mostly found in hungary. This particular example represents high quality with transparent and lustrous crystals and an esthetic builtup.

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