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Strengite

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Strengite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Leveäniemi Mine, Svappavaara, Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 3.5 × 2 cm
Description

Isolated purple strengite spheres are the most sought after specimens from this iron mine in the high north of sweden. Once common about the mid of te 1980's, they are know long gone. Believed the best specimens for this rare phosphate especially because of there vivid purple color. Contrasting on dark green rockbridgeite and beraunite on magnetite matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strengite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany

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