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Struvite

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Description
Locality: 
Skipton Caves, Mount Widderin, Corangamite Shire, Victoria, Australia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Sharp struvite crystals in a glass vial from the famous Franz Bauer collection, Germany.

Acquired 1973

Note: The given size is the size of the glass vial.

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Struvite

Formula: 
(NH4)Mg(PO4)·6H2O
Group Parent: 
Struvite Group
Strunz: 
8.CH.40
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
St Nikolai church, Hamburg, Germany
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