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Mineral: Melanterite: Fe++SO4ยท7(H2O)
Comments: Deep greenish blue encrustation of melanterite. The pistanite variety is copper-bearing where Cu replaces some of the Fe in the crystal structure.
Location: Patagonia District, Arizona, USA.
Scale: 5 x 9.5 cm.
Copyright: © John Veevaert
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