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Natrojarosite from
Wanthwaite Mine, St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Natrojarosite
Formula:NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
Comments:Kingsbury reference. Kingsbury and Hartley (1958): "While the southernmost vein at the Wanthwaite mine yielded jarosite, the northern vein yielded its rarer relative, natrojarosite (NaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6).[...] aggregates of small (up to 0.5 mm.) golden-brown rhombohedral crystals on massive and botryoidal goethite, the crystals showing combinations of the basal plane c{0001} with e{1011} and s{0112}."
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1958) Jarosite and natrojarosite from the Lake District. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 240, 813-815.;
BMS Database.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Natrojarosite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wanthwaite Mine, St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
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