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Mellite

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Description
Locality: 
(Bohemia), Czech Republic
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 0.9 × 0.9 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

A 7 mm bipyramidal, honey-yellow crystal of Mellite from Bohemia in a glass flacon. Size given above is for the glass flacon.

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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