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Barbosalite & Tavorite

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Barbosalite & Tavorite

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Description
Locality: 
Sandamap Pegmatite, Sandamap North Farm 115, Dâures, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 1.6 × 1.4 cm
Description

black lustrous barbosalite on hureaulite with apple green tavorite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Barbosalite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Tavorite

Formula: 
LiFe3+(PO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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