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Strunzite Eosphorite & Whitmoreite

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Strunzite Eosphorite & Whitmoreite

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Description
Locality: 
Palermo 1 Mine, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 0.7 × 0.9 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small specimen with some very nice eosphorite crystals, some with small whitmoreite balls on them. Also present are nice sprays of strunzite. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strunzite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.25
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Eosphorite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)Al(PO4)(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

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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