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Childrenite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.2 × 3.5 cm
Description

Gemmy golden-brown childo-eosphorite (solid solution of childrenite and eosphorite) very rioch on albite matrix.

Truely a fantastic specimen - collected 1972.
 

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Childrenite

Formula: 
(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.20
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK
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