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Jarosite from Richmond-Sitting Bull Mine, Galena District, Lawrence County, South Dakota

 
Jarosite from Richmond-Sitting Bull Mine, Galena District, Lawrence County, South Dakota

Jarosite from Richmond-Sitting Bull Mine, Galena District, Lawrence County, South Dakota

Jarosite from Richmond-Sitting Bull Mine, Galena District, Lawrence County, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 74708
Mineral:Jarosite
Locality:Richmond-Sitting Bull Mine, Galena District, Lawrence County, South Dakota
Description:Lustrous transparent brown jarosite crystals to 0.3 mm on an unidentified black mineral. The jarosite crystals are pseudo-octahedral form. Jarosite specimens are in demand ever since they discovered jarosite on Mars. See Matrix magazine, v.10#2 Ex. Willard Bill L. Roberts (1923-1987), author Mineralogy of the Black Hills
Overall Size:26x18x13 mm
Crystals:0.1-0.3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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