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Paravauxite & Strengite

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Paravauxite & Strengite

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Description
Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.5 × 2 cm
Description

Numerous tiny, light yellow paravauxite crystals with light violet strengite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Paravauxite

Formula: 
Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Siglo Veinte Mine (Siglo XX Mine; Llallagua Mine; Catavi), Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province (Bustillos Province), Potosí Department, Bolivia

Strengite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany