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Jarosite from Lavrion (Laurium) Mining District, Attica Peninsula, Greece

 
Jarosite from Lavrion (Laurium) Mining District, Attica Peninsula, Greece

DESCRIPTION:No. 24902
Mineral:Jarosite
Locality:Lavrion (Laurium) Mining District, Attica Peninsula, Greece
Description:Botryoidal, brown jarosite crystals lining a cavity in brown matrix. Under magnification the jarosite is seen to be lustrous and translucent. Jarosite was recently discovered on Mars and is of great interest at this time.
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:.5 mm
Status: For reference only
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