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Fairfieldite

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Locality: 
Vela Nordeste Quarry, Vela, Guarda, Guarda District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.1 × 0.9 cm
Description

specimen with some colourless crystals of the uncommon fairfieldite on matrix.

For value the dimension of the crystals I remenber you that the photos of my specimens are taken at only 20/40 enlargement!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fairfieldite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(PO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.05
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

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