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Carminite & Scorodite

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Carminite & Scorodite

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Description
Locality: 
Lagoa Mine, Estorãos, Ponte de Lima, Viana do Castelo District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 2.5 × 1.7 cm
Description

some vugs filled with tiny light blue scorodite crystals hosting some very beautiful red carminite tufts

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Carminite

Formula: 
PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BH.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Scorodite

Formula: 
Fe3+AsO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Stamm Asser Mine, Graul, Langenberg, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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