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Lipscombite Zinclipscombite & Jarosite

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Lipscombite Zinclipscombite & Jarosite

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Description
Locality: 
Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Humboldt County, Nevada, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4.1 × 1.7 cm
Description

A cluster featuring dark green lipscobite crystals, several balls of zinclipcombite also on baryte covered by jarosite and minor phosphofibrite (pic4)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lipscombite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.90
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Zinclipscombite

Formula: 
ZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.90
Hardness: 
5.0 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Iron Point District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

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
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