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Triplite

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Description
Locality: 
Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

A rare phosphate mineral triplite with formula: (Mn, Fe)2PO4(F,OH).This is the first well terminated gemmy crystal, From seller's personal collection, 

Mineral Data
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Triplite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Chanteloube, Razès, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France