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Edoylerite

#46137

Edoylerite

#46137
Availability
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Size
1 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Hg2+3(Cr6+O4)S2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Clear Creek mine, San Benito Co., California, United States

There is a dozen or so orange acicular crystals less than 0.75mm with yellow Edgarbaileyite in a 5 x 1.5mm vug in Cinnabar. Edoylerite is found only at this locality. Specimens are very rare.

Type Locality

Edoylerite

Formula
Hg2+3(Cr6+O4)S2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Prismatic, Stellate 
Cleavage
Good, Fair, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
greenish yellow, orange 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Subconchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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