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Flurlite & Jungite

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Flurlite & Jungite

EDS / XRD analysed
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.3 × 0.3 × 0.2 cm
Description

Flurlite is a new ZnMnFe-Phosphate from Hagendorf mine - published 2014. Only very few specimen are reported from this extremely rare species.

Flurlite forms red-brown tabular microcrystals on a bed of pale yellow Jungite crystals.

This is a small but very rich specimen of two rarities from Hagendorf.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Flurlite

Formula: 
Zn3Mn2+Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)2 · 9H2O
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Colour: 
Bright orange red to dark maroon red
Streak: 
Buff
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Hagendorf, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Jungite

Formula: 
Ca2Zn4Fe3+8(PO4)9(OH)9·16H2O
Strunz: 
8.DJ.25
Hardness: 
1.0
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
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