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Eosphorite

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Eosphorite

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Description
Locality: 
Lavra de Ilha, Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Brown eosphorite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eosphorite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)Al(PO4)(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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