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Sherwoodite & Montroseite

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Sherwoodite & Montroseite

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Description
Locality: 
Prachovice, Chrudim, Pardubice Region, Czech Republic
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.6 × 1.5 cm
Description

specimen with light greenish aggregates of the rare sherwoodite on matrix with associate dark gray radiating aggregates of montroseite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sherwoodite

Formula: 
Ca4.5(AlV4+2V5+12O40)·28H2O
Strunz: 
4.HC.15
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Peanut Mine, Bull Canyon, Uravan District, Montrose Co., Colorado, USA

Montroseite

Formula: 
(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.FD.10
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Bitter Creek Mine, Paradox Valley, Uravan District, Montrose Co., Colorado, USA

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