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Jeromite On Rock Crystal

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Jeromite On Rock Crystal

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Kami Mine, Ayopaya Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 3.5 × 3.5 cm
Weight: 
51.00gr
Description

Very nice group of rock crystals covered with orange to dark red botryoidal aggregates of jeromite. From the rather new find of this rare amorphous arsenic-sulfide. Thousands of tiny spherules cover huge parts of the water-clear rock cystals.

There are only 5 localities worldwide where this mineral was found and this is by far the best. In the moment jeromite is discredited as a species. Described as "An amorphous As-S-Se phase of variable composition".

Poisonous.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rock Crystal

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
Hardness: 
0.0

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