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Leucophosphite & Strengite

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Leucophosphite & Strengite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Very rich specimen of lustrous and sharp leucophosphite crystal clusters with strengite crystals and beraunite sprays on rockgridgeite matrix.

Old time specimen - collected 1972

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Leucophosphite

Formula: 
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.10
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ninghanboun Hills serpentinite, Weelhamby Lake, Perenjori Shire, Western Australia, Australia

Strengite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany
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