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Lipscombite & Meurigite-K

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Lipscombite & Meurigite-K

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Description
Locality: 
Navidad Mine, Abasolo, Rodeo Municipality, Durango, Mexico
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

Green spheres of lipscombite and yellow tufts of meurigite K on quartz

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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-K

Formula: 
KFe3+8(PO4)6(OH)7·6.5H2O
Strunz: 
8.DJ.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Chino Mine (Santa Rita Pit; Santa Rita Mine), Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
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