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Steverustite

ID: CC931

Micro-crystals of Steverustite on areas of partly oxidized Galena with Anglesite, in a Quartz matrix. Steverustite forms silky white fan lath-like crystals mostly formed on the Galena. Described as a new mineral  by Hawthorne et al (2009). The species is very rare, only 70 specimens are known from Frongoch Mine the Type Location. collected by Steve Rust. Steverustite is known from a few othere localaties as ahand full of specimens in Wales and Scotland

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Dimensions
1.5 × 1.5 × 1.5 cm
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Locality
Frongoch Mine, Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion, Wales, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Steverustite

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