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Whiteite-(CaMnMn) & Nordgauite

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CAM203036

Whiteite-(CaMnMn) & Nordgauite

IMA 2011-002
Type Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.5 × 1.4 cm
Description

Small transparent light brown tabular crystals of whiteite CaMnMn on matrix, associated with some white fibrous masses of nordgauite.
A very good example of this rare and newest member of the whiteite group from the Type Locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Whiteite-(CaMnMn)

Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Nordgauite

Formula: 
MnAl2(PO4)2(F,OH)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Cartils Minerals

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