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Köttigite With Parasymplesite

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Köttigite With Parasymplesite

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Description
Locality: 
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.7 × 2.3 cm
Description

Green radiating kottigite crystals with parasymplesite. An infrequently offered species from a classic Mexician locality. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Köttigite

Formula: 
Zn3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic Prismatic crystals or crusts
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Parasymplesite

Formula: 
Fe2+3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Kiura mine (Shin-Kiura mine; Kiura emery mine), Saiki City, Oita prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan
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