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Stewartite & Cacoxenite

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Stewartite & Cacoxenite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.1 × 1.3 cm
Weight: 
3.00gr
Description

Nice specimen with few vug of stewartite crystals. Cacoxenite shows here small balls scattered over the matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stewartite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Stewart Mine (MS 6162; Stewart Lithia mine), Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn), Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA

Cacoxenite

Formula: 
Fe3+24Al(PO4)17O6(OH)12·17H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.40
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Hrbek Mine, Svatá Dobrotivá (St Benigna), Beroun (Beraun), Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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