Rozenite
FeSO4 · 4H2O

     Rozenite occurs rarely at Mont Saint-Hilaire.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Color is usually white.
Luster is vitreous.
Diaphaneity is transparent to translucent.
Crystal System is monoclinic; P21/c.
Crystal Habits include powdery masses and fine acicular needles.
Cleavage (??).
Fracture is (??).
Hardness is 2 - 3.
Specific Gravity is approximately 2.2 g/cm3.
Streak is white.
Associated Minerals include marcasite.
Distinguishing Features: Crystal habit.
Origin: Named in 1960 after Zygmunt Rozen (1874-1936), Polish
   mineralogist.

CLASSIFICATION:

Dana System
# 29.6.6.1

Strunz Classification
# VI/C.03-20

REFERENCES:
Dana 8:603 (1997)

DISTRIBUTION AND RARITY AT MONT SAINT-HILAIRE:

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PE
--

AP
--

MX
--

SS
--

MC
--

HF
--

BR
--

SX
--

FR
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