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Reddingite & Hureaulite

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Reddingite & Hureaulite

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Description
Locality: 
Criminoso Claim, Água Boa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 3.2 × 2.7 cm
Description

Sharp brownish reddingite crystals with pinkish hureaulite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Reddingite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)3(PO4)2·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.CC.05
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Hureaulite

Formula: 
(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.CB.10
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Les Hureaux, Saint-Sylvestre, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France
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