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Kleinite

#61792

Kleinite

#61792
Availability
Sold
Size
Micromount 
Formula
Hg2N(Cl,SO4)·nH2O (RRUFF)
Locality
McDermitt mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, United States

Orange, glassy Kleinite with several 1mm or so stubby crystals in the crevice not captured in photos. Personally, I have not seen crystals of Kleinite this nice.  Very nice piece and well mounted. Overall 8 x 7mm.

Kleinite

Formula
Hg2N(Cl,SO4)·nH2
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
yellow, orange 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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