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Cyrilovite & Leucophosphite

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Cyrilovite & Leucophosphite

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Description
Locality: 
Bode Claim, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Some vugs host wonderful, tetragonal, bright yellow cyrilovite crystals with minor, red leucophosphite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cyrilovite

Formula: 
NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.10
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Cyrilov phosphate pegmatite (Cyrillhof), Velké Meziříčí, Vysočina Region, Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic

Leucophosphite

Formula: 
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.10
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ninghanboun Hills serpentinite, Weelhamby Lake, Perenjori Shire, Western Australia, Australia