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Talmessite & Austinite

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Talmessite & Austinite

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Description
Locality: 
Gold Hill Mine, Gold Hill, Tooele County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3 × 3 cm
Description

Nice talmessite and austinite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Talmessite

Formula: 
Ca2Mg(AsO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Talmessi Mine (Talmesi Mine; Telmessi Mine; Telmesi Mine), Anarak District, Nain County (Nayin County), Esfahan Province (Isfahan Province; Aspadana Province), Iran

Austinite

Formula: 
CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Gold Hill Mine (Western Utah Mine), Gold Hill, Gold Hill District (Clifton District), Deep Creek Mts, Tooele Co., Utah, USA
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