Phlogopite, Erythrite

Specimen ID: N5E-XJ8

Phlogopite : KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Erythrite : Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O
As recorded:
Tazalarht mining area, Taroudant Province, Souss-Massa-Dra
Mindat locality:
62mm x 42mm x 32mm
A novelty at Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 2015. Aggregate of very elongated crystals that have a quite different shape than the better known Erythrite from Bou Azzer. These crystals in a Phlogopite-rich matrix are notable by their luster and color, very intense and uniform.
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