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Laueite Strunzite & Switzerite

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Laueite Strunzite & Switzerite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 5 cm
Description

Lustrous yellow laueite crystals with sprays of white acicular switzerite crystals and yellow strrunzite needles on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Laueite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Strunzite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.25
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Switzerite

Formula: 
(Mn,Fe)3(PO4)2·7H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Foote Lithium Co. Mine (Foote Mine), Kings Mountain District, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, USA
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