FeSO · 4H
Rozenite occurs rarely at Mont Saint-Hilaire.
Color is usually white.
Luster is vitreous.
Diaphaneity is transparent to translucent.
Crystal System is monoclinic;
Crystal Habits include powdery masses and fine acicular needles.
Fracture is (??).
Hardness is 2 – 3.
Specific Gravity is approximately 2.2 g/cm
Streak is white.
Associated Minerals include marcasite.
Distinguishing Features: Crystal habit.
Origin: Named in 1960 after Zygmunt Rozen (1874-1936), Polish
Dana 8:603 (1997)
DISTRIBUTION AND RARITY AT MONT SAINT-HILAIRE: