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Phosphophyllite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5 × 4.5 cm
Description

Greenish-blue phosphophyllite on feldspar matrix. Historic sample including an old label dating to 1978. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phosphophyllite

Formula: 
Zn2Fe(PO4)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.CA.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic Prismatic crystals, often twinned
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf North Pegmatite (Meixner Feldspar Pit), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
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