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Falsterite & Schoonerite

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Falsterite & Schoonerite

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Description
Locality: 
Estes Quarry, Baldwin, Cumberland County, Maine, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 0.6 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small specimen with a couple vugs containing tiny bluish green rectangular lathes of extremely rare falsterite with brown sprays of schoonerite from the second known locality for the species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Falsterite

Formula: 
Ca2MgMn2+2Fe2+2Fe3+2Zn4(PO4)8(OH)4(H2O)14
Hardness: 
2.0 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Palermo No. 1 Mine (Palermo No. 1 pegmatite; Hartford Mine; GE Mine), Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

Schoonerite

Formula: 
ZnMn2+Fe2+2Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)2·9H2O
Strunz: 
8.DB.15
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Palermo No. 1 Mine (Palermo No. 1 pegmatite; Hartford Mine; GE Mine), Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

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