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Strengite Phosphosiderite & Frondelite

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Strengite Phosphosiderite & Frondelite

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Description
Locality: 
Eduardos Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 4 cm
Description

several vugs in albite matrix filled with red balls of strengite, purple phosphosiderite and brown frondelite ; very rich

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strengite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany

Phosphosiderite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Kalterborn Mine, Eiserfeld, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Frondelite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Strunz: 
8.BC.10
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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