Honessite : (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2·nH2O

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Honessite : (Ni1-xFe3+x)(OH)2[SO4]x/2·nH2O

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Dimensions: 5.2 cm x 4 cm x 3.5 cm

The main honessite after millerite spray measures 3.5 cm from tip to base. Overall size of the specimen is 5.2 x 4 x 3.5 cm. Found during the construction of I-44, only a small area of the road intersection produced these impressive pseudomorphs. They always occured in quartz geodes.

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Photo added: 26th Feb 2012

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