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Leucophosphite & Laueite

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Leucophosphite & Laueite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 1.4 × 1.5 cm
Description

Nice, colorless to light pinkish leucophosphite single crystals and a crystal groups on a vug walls around the specimen. Sometimes are dark yellow laueite, too.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Leucophosphite

Formula: 
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.10
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ninghanboun Hills serpentinite, Weelhamby Lake, Perenjori Shire, Western Australia, Australia

Laueite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
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