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Whitmoreite & Saléeite

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Whitmoreite & Saléeite

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Description
Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 2.2 × 2.1 cm
Description

Tiny lemon yellow tufts of whitmoreite with some large yellow saleeite crystals ; self collected on 2012

Mineral Data
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Whitmoreite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.15
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Palermo No. 1 Mine (Palermo No. 1 pegmatite; Hartford Mine; GE Mine), Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA

Saléeite

Formula: 
Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2·10H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Weißer Hirsch Mine (Shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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