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Strengite & Leucophosphite

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Strengite & Leucophosphite

Robert Whitmore collection

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Description
Locality: 
Fletcher Mine, Groton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.7 × 5.9 × 4.5 cm
Description

You are bidding on a large sample from the Robert Whitmore collection with numerous vugs hosting bright violet balls of radiating strengite crystals with abundant tiny, maroon clusters of leucophosphite tablets and other species. Very rich and colorful piece. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strengite

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

Leucophosphite

Formula: 
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.10
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ninghanboun Hills serpentinite, Weelhamby Lake, Perenjori Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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