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Allactite

#DS47353

Allactite

#DS47353
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 2 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Mn2+7(AsO4)2(OH)8 (RRUFF)
Locality
Sterling Hill mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States
Tagged
arsenate

Superp platy, red, translucent Allactite crystals from 1-3mm. Excellent piece, most likely from the 1981 find. I previously thought these were Sarkinite, as labeled from the Shultz collection. An expert in Franklin as to me otherwise.

Allactite

Formula
Mn2+7(AsO4)2(OH)8 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
brown red, greenish brown, purple red, pink 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Shultz Collection
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