A mineral with rhombohedral crystals, KFe(SO)(OH).
an ocher-yellow mineral occurring on minute rhombohedral crystals. It is a hydrous sulphate of iron and potash
Origin: [From Barranco Jaroso, in Spain.]
Jarosite is a basic hydrous sulfate of potassium and iron with a chemical formula of KFe3+3(OH)6(SO4)2. This sulfate mineral is formed in ore deposits by the oxidation of iron sulfides. Jarosite is often produced as a byproduct during the purification and refining of zinc and is also commonly associated with acid mine drainage and acid sulfate soil environments.
The numerical value of jarosite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of jarosite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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