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Phosphohedyphane

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Phosphohedyphane

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Description
Locality: 
Preguiça Mine, Moura, Beja District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 6.5 × 3 cm
Description

This is a very rich and good specimen of Phosphohedyphane crystals and crystal groups all over the limonitic matrix.

With minor yellow-brown descloizite crystals.

EDS analyzed specimen

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phosphohedyphane

Formula: 
Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Capitana Mine, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile
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