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Alterite

Verified October 2018   

Zn2Fe3+4(SO4)4(C2O4)2(OH)4 ยท 17H2O

Found "near Marble Canyon". The 23rd oxalate species, first natural Zn oxalate mineral to date. Second natural Fe-Zn-S-C mineral, and fourth double salt of oxalic and another acid. Source: Mindat.

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Alterite. Malcom Alter via Rruff.

Alterite. Malcom Alter via Rruff.

References: Rruff, MINDAT. | Report an error or offer more information
Alterite. Malcom Alter via Rruff.

cc 2018. Carbon Mineral Challenge.