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Ferroan Variscite

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Ferroan Variscite

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Description
Locality: 
Iron Monarch Quarry, Iron Knob, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2.6 × 1.1 cm
Description

A thin seam of bright red gemmy ferroan variscite covers most of the face of a wedge of massive black haematite. In many places the seam open to reveal masses of druzy cranberry red crystals

Mineral Data
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Variscite

Formula: 
AlPO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Meßbach Quarry, Meßbach, Plauen, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Earthstones Australia

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