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Whitlockite & Laueite

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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: 
2.7 × 1.9 × 1.3 cm
Description

You are bidding on an exceptional sample with a large vug covered in very good whitlockite crystals. Many of the crystals have a secondary coating of rockbridgeite, laueite and strunzite. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Whitlockite

Formula: 
Ca9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
Group Parent: 
Whitlockite Group
Strunz: 
8.AC.45
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 -
Colour: 
Colourless, grey-white, light pink, light yellow; colourless in transmitted light
Type Locality: 
Palermo No. 1 Mine Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA

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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