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Irhtemite

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Irhtemite

Type Locality
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Ightem, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

Very nice long tuft of white needles of rare irhtemite. This rare species has only been found in seven locations in the world, this rich specimen comes from the type locality. Very good!

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Irhtemite

Formula: 
Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.CB.55
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Ightem Mine (Irhtem Mine), Ightem, Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco

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