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Parascholzite Phosphophyllite & Whitmoreite

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Parascholzite Phosphophyllite & Whitmoreite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

Colorless transparent parascholzite crystals with red brown whitmoreite and colorless phosphophyllite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Parascholzite

Formula: 
CaZn2(PO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CA.45
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Phosphophyllite

Formula: 
Zn2Fe(PO4)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.CA.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic Prismatic crystals, often twinned
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf North Pegmatite (Meixner Feldspar Pit), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Whitmoreite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.15
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Palermo No. 1 Mine (Palermo No. 1 pegmatite; Hartford Mine; GE Mine), Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
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