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Strengite & Mitridatite

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Strengite & Mitridatite

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Description
Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2 × 1.6 cm
Description

pink balls of strengite on green mitridatite with minor orange laueite and red beraunite

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

Mitridatite

Formula: 
Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Kamysh-Burun Trough, Kerchenskoe deposit, Kerchenskyi (Fe)-ore basin, Kerch peninsula (Kertch peninsula), Crimea peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine...