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Zinclipscombite & Lipscombite

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Zinclipscombite & Lipscombite

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Description
Locality: 
Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Humboldt County, Nevada, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Some blue-green tufts of zinclipscombite with dark green lipscombite

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Zinclipscombite

Formula: 
ZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.90
Hardness: 
5.0 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Iron Point District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

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
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