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Correianevesite & Vivianite

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Correianevesite & Vivianite

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Description
Locality: 
Cigana (Jocão), Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.5 × 1.1 cm
Description

Some vugs in vivianite featuring the best quality ever seen of correianevesite : caramel brown, trasparent crystals in and with blue vivianite; self collected on 2016

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Correianevesite

Formula: 
Fe2+Mn2+2(PO4)2·3H2O
Hardness: 
3.5 - 0.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jocão pegmatite (Cigana claim), Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Vivianite

Formula: 
Fe2+3(PO4)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.CE.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Wheal Kind (Wheal Kine), West Wheal Kitty group, St Agnes, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UK