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Laueite & Beraunite

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Laueite & Beraunite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 7.5 × 4.5 cm
Description

Very rich specimen of orange yellow laueite crystals and beautiful sprays of yellow brown beraunite on rockbridgeite matrix.

Old time specimen with minor strunzite and stewartite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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