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Laueite & Messelite

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Laueite & Messelite

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Description
Locality: 
Palermo 1 Mine, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 1.3 × 1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small specimen with several vugs hosting sharp laueite crystals growing on bunches of messelite tablets. There is also some strunzite and other species present.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Laueite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Messelite

Formula: 
Ca2(Fe2+,Mn2+)(PO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.05
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Messel Mine, Messel, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany

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