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Augelite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Siglo X X Mine, Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.60cm
Description

Translucent to gemmy, sharp augelite crystals very rich on matrix.

Beautiful old specimen.

Mineral Data
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Augelite

Formula: 
Al2(PO4)(OH)3
Strunz: 
8.BE.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Västanå Iron Mine (Westanå Mine), Näsum, Bromölla, Skåne, Sweden
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