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Keckite & Ferrisicklerite

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Keckite & Ferrisicklerite

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Description
Locality: 
Silbergrube, Waidhaus, Vohenstrauss, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.6 × 1.5 cm
Description

Very rare Ca-Mn-Fe phosphate species keckite with ferrisicklerite. Keckite forms yellow crystals, ferrisicklerite forms brown crystalline aggregates on matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Keckite

Formula: 
CaMn2+Fe3+2Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)3(H2O)7
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Ferrisicklerite

Formula: 
Li1-x(Fe3+xFe2+1-x)PO4
Strunz: 
8.AB.10
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Sidi Bou Othmane, El Kelaâ des Sraghna Province, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region, Morocco

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