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Alunite & Jarosite

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Alunite & Jarosite

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Description
Locality: 
Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel Mountains, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Nice alunite and brown jarosite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Alunite

Formula: 
KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Allumiere Quarries, Tolfa, Rome Province, Latium, Italy

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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