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Artinite

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Description
Locality: 
Union Carbide Mine, Condon Peak, New Idria, Fresno County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 3.1 × 4 cm
Description

Rich acicular artinite from a classic California locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Artinite

Formula: 
Mg2(CO3)(OH)2·3H2O
Strunz: 
5.DA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Dossi di Franscia (Franscia Mine; Franscia Mines; Franscia Quarries), Campo Franscia (Franscia), Lanzada, Lanterna Valley, Malenco Valley, Valtellina, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
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