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Leucophosphite Lipscombite & Meurigite

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Leucophosphite Lipscombite & Meurigite

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Description
Locality: 
Navidad Mine, Abasolo, Rodeo Municipality, Durango, Mexico
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.9 × 0.8 cm
Description

a Group of colourless leucophosphite crystals with yellow spheres of meurigite and green lipscombite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Lipscombite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.90
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Meurigite

Synonym Of: 

Meurigite-K

Formula: 
KFe3+8(PO4)6(OH)7·6.5H2O
Strunz: 
8.DJ.20
Hardness: 
3.0

Meurigite-Na

Formula: 
NaFe3+8(PO4)6(OH)7·6.5H2O
Strunz: 
8.DJ.20
Hardness: 
0.0
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