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Brandtite

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Brandtite

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Description
Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.7 × 1.4 cm
Description

This is a very good and rich brandtite specimen from the type locality.

Small white, gemmy brandtite crystals on caryopilite rich matrix.

Ex Dirk Rheinländer collection.

Mineral Data
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Brandtite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn2+,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
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