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Ferrorockbridgeite

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Ferrorockbridgeite

New Mineral type

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.7 × 1.8 cm
Description

This is a very good and old specimen of the new species ferrorockbridgeite from Hagendorf, the type locality.

Beautiful black-green sprays of ferrorockbridgeite, collected 1971

Analysed specimen - confirmed by Mössbauer spectroscopy.

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What's on the rock

Ferrorockbridgeite

Formula: 
(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(Fe3+)3(PO4)3(OH)4(H2O)
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf-Süd pegmatite mine, 76 metre level, Hagendorf, Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany
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