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Vivianite

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Vivianite

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Locality: 
Rosia Poieni Mine, Mușca, Lupșa, Alba County, Romania
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

One of the more rare specimen with end-pointed freestanding crystals on matrix from this most relevant new discovery - for sure the best Vivianite specimens ever found in Europe.

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Vivianite

Formula: 
Fe2+3(PO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Kind (Wheal Kine), West Wheal Kitty group, St Agnes, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UK
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