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Charlesite

Ex Warren Taylor Collection (UK)

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning I Mine, Kuruman, North Cape Province, South Africa
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4 × 4.8 × 3.7 cm
Description

A mass of sulphur yellow granular charlesite spread over a light matrix.

Charlesite is a member of the of ettringite group, this is a fine example.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Charlesite

Formula: 
Ca6(Al,Si)2(SO4)2[B(OH)4](OH,O)12·26H2O
Strunz: 
7.DG.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Provenance

Warren Taylor Collection

Thu, 2015-05-28 15:22 -- admin
Some History
Name: 
Warren Taylor
Dates: 
1950- 
Present
Type: 
Collector/Collection
Specialisms: 
Tsumeb, Gemstones
About

Warren Taylor was born in South Africa and studied chemical engineering in Durban. His engineering studies included a...

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