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Calcioferrite

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Calcioferrite

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Description
Locality: 
Moculta Phosphate Quarry, Angaston, Barossa Valley, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.4 × 2.2 cm
Description

Calcioferrite - Ca2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH)·7H2O forms attractive golden coloured tufts and individual mica like crystals thickly across this specimen from the Moculta (also known as Klemm's) quarry.

 

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Calcioferrite

Formula: 
Ca2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH)·7H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.25
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Battenberg, Grünstadt-Land, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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