Name:

creedite

A photo of the mineral creedite

Class:

Sulfosalts

Chemistry:

Ca3 Al2 (SO4) (F,OH)10 2H2O

Color(s):

Colorless, pink, purple, white streak: white

Hardness:

4

SpecGrav:

2.7

Fracture:

conchoidal

Cleavage:

1 perfect

Crystal:

Monoclinic - often prismatic, acicular sprays, radiating groups

Envronment:

hydrothermal deposition, and in oxidation areas of some veins.

Association:

quartz, barite, fluorite, gerarksutite

Locals:

Creede Colorado, USA

Misc:

Named after its original local Creede, Colorado.

Photos
& Locals:

1.) Mina Navidad, Abasolo, Durango, Mexico
2.) Mina Navidad, Abasolo, Durango, Mexico
3.) Mina Navidad, Abasolo, Durango, Mexico
4.) Mina Navidad, Abasolo, Durango, Mexico

5.) Santa Eulalia , Mexico
6.) Santa Eulalia , Mexico
7.) Santa Eulalia , Mexico
8.) Santa Eulalia , Mexico

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