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Jahnsite Strunzite Laueite & Whitmoreite

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Jahnsite Strunzite Laueite & Whitmoreite

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Description
Locality: 
Palermo 1 Mine, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.9 × 4.4 × 3.2 cm
Description

You are bidding on a large specimen that has numerous vugs lined with several rare minerals including strunzite, jahnsite-CaMnFe, whitmoreite, laueite, rockbridgeite and messelite. An exceptional specimen that could be split up into many samples! Every small vug hosts beautiful groups of crystals! 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Jahnsite

Synonym Of: 

Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Formula: 
{Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
4.0

Jahnsite-(CaMnMg)

Formula: 
{Ca}{Mn2+}{(Mg,Fe2+)2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
4.0

Jahnsite-(CaMnMn)

Formula: 
{Ca}{Mn2+}{Mn2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
4.0

Jahnsite-(MnMnMn)

Formula: 
{Mn2+}{Mn2+}{Mn2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
4.0

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

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

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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