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Jarosite & Strengite

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Jarosite & Strengite

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Description
Locality: 
Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Nevada, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 3.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

several vugs filled with orange well formed jarosite crystals with tiny white strengite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Strengite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany
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