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Mooreite

#42641

Mooreite

#42641
Availability
Sold
Size
3.25 x 1.75 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Mg15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Sterling Hill mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States

Light tan crystals sandwiched in a white matrix. The Mooreite is photographed on the cross-section of platy crystals. Along the flip side, you will see flashes of a vitreous luster.

Type Locality

Mooreite

Formula
Mg15(SO4)2(OH)26·8H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Platy 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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