Black bladed deerite crystals embedded in quartz and fibrous riebeckite Laytonville quarry Laytonville Mendocino County California USA
Deerite Howieite Group Name Nemed in 1965 by Stuart Olof Agrell Michael G Brown and Duncan McKie in honor of Professor William Alexander Deer
Deerite Fe2 Mn2 6 Fe3 Al 3Si6O20 OH 5 c ○2001 Mineral Data Publishing version 1 2 Crystal Data Monoclinic Point Group 2 m Crystals acicular
Zussmanite is a hydrated iron rich silicate mineral Zussmanite occurs as pale green crystals This is also the locality in which Deerite and Howieite were first discovered This type of locality also produces micas which have a similar structure
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