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Pseudolaueite Cacoxenite Strengite & Laueite

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Pseudolaueite Cacoxenite Strengite & Laueite

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Description
Locality: 
Foote Mine, Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.3 × 2.8 × 1.6 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample of altered pegmatite with many vugs. In one small vug are some tiny tabular crystals of pseudolaueite. Other cavitites host laueite, cacoxenite, strengite, rockbridgeite and other minerals. Pseudolaueite and cacoxenite are both very rare at the Foote Mine. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pseudolaueite

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

Cacoxenite

Formula: 
Fe3+24Al(PO4)17O6(OH)12·17H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.40
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Hrbek Mine, Svatá Dobrotivá (St Benigna), Beroun (Beraun), Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Strengite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, 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

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