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Kamarizaite Jarosite & Natrojarosite

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Kamarizaite Jarosite & Natrojarosite

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Description
Locality: 
Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm
Description

This is the last example of this species that I will auction. The beige to white material is kamarizaite and is sitting on brown crystals of jarosite. Natrojarosite is also associate. From the type locality!

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Kamarizaite

Formula: 
Fe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)3·3H2O
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

Jarosite

Formula: 
KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Pyramidal Class
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Jaroso Ravine, Sierra Almagrera, Cuevas del Almanzora (Cuevas de Vera), Almería, Andalusia, Spain

Natrojarosite

Formula: 
NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.10
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Soda Springs Valley, Mineral Co., Nevada, USA

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