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Ferroan Variscite

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Ferroan Variscite

ex collection Prof. Dr. Kurt Rossmanith, Wien
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Iron Monarch Open Cut, Iron Knob, Middleback Range, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.8 × 4.2 × 4 cm
Weight: 
173.00gr
Description

Intense red gemmy ferroan variscite crystals in many vuggy veins in dark gray massy magnetite. Very rich specimen. Much better in nature.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

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