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Voltaite Chalcanthite Rhomboclase & Szomolnokite

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Voltaite Chalcanthite Rhomboclase & Szomolnokite

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Description
Locality: 
Rio Tinto Mines, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.6 × 3 cm
Description

Jet-black octahedral voltaite crystals to 5-6 mm forming a sort a cascade from bigger crystals at the top to just tiny crystals with various associates adding contrast.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Voltaite

Formula: 
K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12·18H2O
Strunz: 
7.CC.25
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Solfatara di Pozzuoli, Pozzuoli, Phlegrean Fields, Naples Province, Phlegrean Volcanic Complex, Campania, Italy

Chalcanthite

Formula: 
CuSO4·5H2O
Strunz: 
7.CB.20
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

Rhomboclase

Formula: 
(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CB.55
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Smolník (Schmöllnitz; Szomolnok), Gelnica Co., Košice Region, Slovakia

Szomolnokite

Formula: 
FeSO4·H2O
Strunz: 
7.CB.05
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Smolník (Schmöllnitz; Szomolnok), Gelnica Co., Košice Region, Slovakia
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