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Bermanite & Variscite

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Bermanite & Variscite

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Description
Locality: 
Boa Vista Pegmatite, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 1.6 × 2 cm
Description

Red, tiny bermanite crystals on pink variscite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bermanite

Formula: 
Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
7U7 Ranch (7-U-7 Ranch), Bagdad Mine area, Hillside, Eureka District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

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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