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Althausite

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Althausite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Modum, Viken, Norway
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 2.4 × 2.8 cm
Weight: 
35.00gr
Description

Massive reddish brown althausite from classic locality in norway.

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Althausite

Formula: 
Mg4(PO4)2(OH,O)(F,☐)
Strunz: 
8.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Colour: 
Pale gray, reddish brown
Type Locality: 
Tingelstadtjern Quarry, Modum, Buskerud, Norway
Dimorph Of: 

Holtedahlite

Formula: 
Mg2(PO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.20
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
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