Wilhelmkleinite, (w. Parasymplesite)

Parasymplesite


Composition:

Fe2+3(AsO4)2.8H2O

Crystal System : Monoclinic
Colours: Pale blue-green, greenish-black
Lustre : Waxy, oily, vitreous
Hardness (H) : 2.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 3.01

 

Distribution

Extremely rare. Third oxidation zone.

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone

Paragenetic and General Notes

In an unusual and apparently unique paragenesis with wilhelmkleinite (W. (Bill) Pinch collection).