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Santabarbaraite Psm Vivianite

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Santabarbaraite Psm Vivianite

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Description
Locality: 
Kertch Peninsula, Crimea, Ukraine
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.8 × 4.8 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

Spear-like crystals of vivianite completely transformed to orange-red santabarbaraite crystals. A good representative specimen for this type of pseudomorph and for the locality.

With a handwritten label of the German collector Manfred Fabig (specimen #1231).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Santabarbaraite

Formula: 
Fe3+3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.80
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Santa Barbara lignite District, Cavriglia, Valdarno (Val d'Arno), Arezzo Province, Tuscany, Italy...

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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