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Whitmoreite

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Locality: 
Palermo 1 Mine, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.4 × 1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a beautiful and top notch specimen of whitmoreite from the type locality. A stunning and quite large "naval mine" of crystals sits in a vug with strunzite and laueite. Really good specimen of this mineral from the Bob Rothenberg and Alice Kraissl collections.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Whitmoreite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.15
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Palermo No. 1 Mine (Palermo No. 1 pegmatite; Hartford Mine; GE Mine), Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

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