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Magnesioaubertite with Pickeringite

#38270

Magnesioaubertite with Pickeringite

#38270
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
MgAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Faraglione Ranni, Vulcano Island, Eolie Islands, Sicily, Italy

A good sized specimen for co-type material. The mass is stark snow white and fibrous, soft and extremely light weight Pickeringite with light blue Magnesioaubertite. Extremely rare. See prov. tab.

Type Locality, Co-type material

Magnesioaubertite

Formula
MgAl(SO4)2Cl·14H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
2-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
Co-type material

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