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Metavauxite

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Metavauxite

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Locality: 
Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 0.5 × 0.4 cm
Description

An aesthetic example of large sprays of long prismatic, light blue, lustrous metavauxite.

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Metavauxite

Formula: 
Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.25
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Siglo Veinte Mine (Siglo XX Mine; Llallagua Mine; Catavi), Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province (Bustillos Province), Potosí Department, Bolivia
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