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Eosphorite With Siderite

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Eosphorite With Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.6 × 1.5 cm
Description

Small orange brown sharp childro eosphorite crystals accompanied by siderite and apatite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eosphorite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)Al(PO4)(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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