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Scorodite

#PD30224

Scorodite

#PD30224
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 1 x 2.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Fe3+AsO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Wheal Unity, St Day United mines, St Day dist., Cornwall, England
Green-yellow microcrystals of Scorodite as tiny clusters and encrustations on one side of Gossan matrix. The color of Scorodite can be tricky to photograph and this piece is no exception, the color is a light translucent moss-green and is best matched to the first photo of the entire specimen.

Scorodite

Formula
Fe3+AsO4·2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Earthy, Granular, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Imperfect, Poor, Poor 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
yellowish green, pale leek green, liver brown, blue green, black green 
Streak
greenish white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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