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Strunzite Rockbridgeite Laueite & Beraunite

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Strunzite Rockbridgeite Laueite & Beraunite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 5.1 × 3 cm
Description

A very nice type locality specimen for strunzite and laueite. Nice 'straw-blonde' acicular strunzite crystals, orange-brown laueite, brown beraunite and black rockbridgeite (botryoidal). Unfortunately I cannot photograph micro-minerals. Analyzed by Dr. M. Schur.

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What's on the rock

Strunzite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.25
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Rockbridgeite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Strunz: 
8.BC.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Midvale Mine, South Mountain, Midvale, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, USA

Laueite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Beraunite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5·6H2O
Group Parent: 
Beraunite Group
Strunz: 
8.DC.27
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Hrbek Mine, Svatá Dobrotivá (St Benigna), Beroun (Beraun), Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

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