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Saléeite Strengite & Phosphosiderite

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Saléeite Strengite & Phosphosiderite

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Description
Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.5 × 3.2 cm
Description

Numerous yellow, bright saleeite crystals on albite with pink, lustrous spheres of strengite and purple balls of phosphosiderite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Saléeite

Formula: 
Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2·10H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Strengite

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

Phosphosiderite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Kalterborn Mine, Eiserfeld, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany