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Masrite

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Formula:
(Fe,Mn,Co)Al2(SO4)4 · 24H2O
A variety of Halotrichite

A manganoan and cobaltoan variety of Halotrichite.

Originally reported from Egypt.


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Formula:
(Fe,Mn,Co)Al2(SO4)4 · 24H2O

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Richmond and Off (1892) Journal of the Chemical Society, London: 61: 491.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 523.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Egypt
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 526; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index."
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