Meaning of AMARANTITE in English

AMARANTITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

Fe+++(SO4)(OH)·3(H2O)

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 222.96 gm)

Iron 25.05 % Fe

Hydrogen 3.16 % H

Sulfur 14.38 % S

Oxygen 57.41 % O

Empirical Formula:

Fe3+(SO4)(OH)·3(H2O)

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[010] Perfect, [100] Perfect

Color:

brown red, orange red, pink, or red.

Density:

2.189 - 2.286, Average = 2.23

Diaphaniety:

Transparent

Hardness:

2.5 - Finger Nail

Luster:

Vitreous (Glassy)

Streak:

yellow

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