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Strengite On Citrine

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Strengite On Citrine

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Description
Locality: 
Těškov, Rokycany District, Plzeň Region, Plzeň Region, Czech Republic
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.7 × 5.5 × 2 cm
Description

Peach coloured balls of rare strengite contrast well with citrine quartz crystals of a rich orange/yellow colour. A lovely specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strengite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany

Citrine

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0