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Eleonorite

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Eleonorite

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Description
Locality: 
Rotläufchen Mine, Waldgirmes, Lahnau, Lahn-Dill, Giessen Region, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 1.8 × 0.5 cm
Weight: 
3.00gr
Description

A very rich specimen with large crystals and smaller crystal crust.

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What's on the rock

Eleonorite

Formula: 
Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Group Parent: 
Beraunite Group
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3½ - 4
Colour: 
red, reddish brown
Type Locality: 
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany & Rotläufchen Mine, Waldgirmes, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany
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