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1 item @ $125.00  

Erythrite

#22415

Erythrite

#22415
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 1.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Bou Azzer dist., Anti-Atlas, Morocco
Notes
Discounts/Promos do NOT apply to this item
Tagged
arsenate

Stunning deep magenta Erythrite in large fan-like clusters to 1cm. Excellent, fine looking specimen with some damage, however when one considers Erythrite has a hardness of 1.5-2.5 mohs it's in pretty good shape.

Erythrite

Formula
Co3(AsO4)2·8H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Prismatic, Divergent 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
colorless, violet red, light pink, purple red 
Streak
pinkish red 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
1.5-2 

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