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Erythrite Heterogenite & Smolyaninovite

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Erythrite Heterogenite & Smolyaninovite

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Description
Locality: 
Queen Sally Mine, Kajabbi, Cloncurry Shire, Queensland, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 2.7 × 1.4 cm
Description

Flat bladed erthyrite crystals with black heterogenite and brown smolyaninovite psm cobaltite in a massive quartz matrix and associated with dark pink crystalline rosellite and isolated orange tan patches of hornessite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Erythrite

Formula: 
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Heterogenite

Formula: 
CoO(OH)
Strunz: 
4.FE.20
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Wolfgang Maaßen Mine field, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Smolyaninovite

Formula: 
(Co,Ni,Mg,Ca)3(Fe3+,Al)2(AsO4)4·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.CH.55
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0
Colour: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Khovu-Aksy Ni-Co deposit, Tuva Republic, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Earthstones Australia

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