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Keckite

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Keckite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 7.6 × 2.5 cm
Description

Red brown keckite on rockbridgeite-rich matrix. Very good specimen for the rare phosphate mineral from the type-locality.

Collected in 1986

Please Note:Some of these photos have been taken with a microscope.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Keckite

Formula: 
CaMn2+Fe3+2Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)3(H2O)7
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
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