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Variscite

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Variscite

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Description
Locality: 
Eduardo Claim, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.1 × 0.4 cm
Description

Little but nice specimen featuring dozens of stawberry red variscite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Variscite

Formula: 
AlPO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Meßbach Quarry, Meßbach, Plauen, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany