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Strunzite Stewartite & Pseudolaueite

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Strunzite Stewartite & Pseudolaueite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 4.5 × 2.6 cm
Description

This is a beautiful and very rich phosphate specimen with goldenyellow needles of strunzite, yellow stewartite (picture 2), yellowbrown pseudolaueite (picture 1), honeybrown laueite (picture 4)on limonite-diadochite matrix.

Very beautiful under the microscope.

Mineral Data
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

Stewartite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Pseudolaueite

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