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Cacoxenite

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Cacoxenite

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Description
Locality: 
Maffei Mine, Auerbach, Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 2.7 × 2 cm
Description

Radiating golden acicular cacoxenite crystals on a limonite matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cacoxenite

Formula: 
Fe3+24Al(PO4)17O6(OH)12·17H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.40
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Hrbek Mine, Svatá Dobrotivá (St Benigna), Beroun (Beraun), Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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