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Cyrilovite Meurigite-K & Leucophosphite

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Cyrilovite Meurigite-K & Leucophosphite

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Description
Locality: 
Eduardos Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 1.9 × 1.5 cm
Description

Dozens of yellow tetragonal crystals of cyrilovite with white tufts of meurigite-K and red leucophosphite; self collected on 2014

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cyrilovite

Formula: 
NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.10
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Cyrilov phosphate pegmatite (Cyrillhof), Velké Meziříčí, Vysočina Region, Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic

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

Leucophosphite

Formula: 
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.10
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ninghanboun Hills serpentinite, Weelhamby Lake, Perenjori Shire, Western Australia, Australia
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