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Metasideronatrite

#BN53871

Metasideronatrite

#BN53871
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Na2Fe3+(SO4)2(OH)·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Chuquicamata mine, El Loa Prov., Antofagasta, Chile

Golden yellow to orange micaceous flakes composing the entire mass.

Metasideronatrite

Formula
Na2Fe3+(SO4)2(OH)·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Aggregates, Earthy, Nodular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Distinct 
Luster
Silky 
Color
yellow, golden yellow, orange, pale brown 
Streak
pale yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic 
Hardness
1.5-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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