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Variscite

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Variscite

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Description
Locality: 
Gunheath Pit, St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 5.2 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Weight: 
124.00gr
Description

Lustrous, gemmy pale green variscite spherules to ~ 4mm diameter showing terminations of the crystals. The variscite is associated with a little wavellete and small quartz crystals on an altered granite matrix.

Collected: 
11/09/1999
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Variscite

Formula: 
AlPO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Meßbach Quarry, Meßbach, Plauen, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
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