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Strengite Phosphosiderite & Triplite

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Strengite Phosphosiderite & Triplite

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Description
Locality: 
Sítio do Castelo Mine, Folgosinho, Gouveia, Guarda District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
0.8 × 1 × 1.2 cm
Description

Round aggregates of purple strengite, silvery-blue phosphosiderite and minor brown triplite.

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

Phosphosiderite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Kalterborn Mine, Eiserfeld, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Triplite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Chanteloube, Razès, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France

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