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Variscite

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Variscite

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Description
Locality: 
Mansfeld Basin, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.2 × 4.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

Beautiful blue variscite from the Mansfeld area. From an old collection including label. 

 

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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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