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Szomolnokite & Melanite & Aragonite

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Szomolnokite & Melanite & Aragonite

ex. dealer stock Peter Bosse (Kassel/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Tintic District, Juab County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.3 × 0.3 cm
Description

Szomolnokite and melanite and white sprays of aragonite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Szomolnokite

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

Melanite

Variety Of: 

Andradite

Formula: 
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Black

Aragonite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
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