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Rockbridgeite

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Rockbridgeite

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Description
Locality: 
Maffei Mine, Auerbach, Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.8 × 8.5 × 5.5 cm
Description

A very rich specimen of sharp black and lustrous rockbridgeite crystals on matrix.

Ex Norbert Röschl collection

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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
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