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Pickeringite from
Mt Bullengarook, Bullengarook, Macedon Ranges Shire, Victoria, Australia

Locality type:Mountain
Classification
Species:Pickeringite
Formula:MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Comments:At this occurrance Pickeringite formed creamy colored concretionary material as well as prominent veins filled with long silky fibres perpendicular to the walls. In one area of about 1 sq.m. behind powery scree, specimens of Pickeringite occurred as golden colored fibres up to 5cm in length.
Colour:white
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:1. Carroll 2002.
2. E.R.Segnit, H.H.Dineen. Ferrian and Manganoan Pickeringite From Victoria. -Australian Mineralogist No. 17 August?September 1978 Pg. 81-83

Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pickeringite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mt Bullengarook, Bullengarook, Macedon Ranges Shire, Victoria, Australia
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Nearest other occurrences of Pickeringite
67.3km (41.8 miles) Carman's Tunnel, Maldon, Mount Alexander Shire, Victoria, Australia
 
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