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Serrabrancaite Bermanite Mitridatite & Variscite

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Serrabrancaite Bermanite Mitridatite & Variscite

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Description
Locality: 
Eduardo Claim, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 2.5 × 2.1 cm
Description

two clusters of brown serrabrancaite balls on green mitridatite with dark red bermanite and red variscite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Serrabrancaite

Formula: 
MnPO4·H2O
Strunz: 
8.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Serra Branca pegmatite, Pedra Lavrada, Borborema mineral province, Paraíba, Brazil

Bermanite

Formula: 
Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
7U7 Ranch (7-U-7 Ranch), Bagdad Mine area, Hillside, Eureka District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA

Mitridatite

Formula: 
Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2·3H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Kamysh-Burun Trough, Kerchenskoe deposit, Kerchenskyi (Fe)-ore basin, Kerch peninsula (Kertch peninsula), Crimea peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine...

Variscite

Formula: 
AlPO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Meßbach Quarry, Meßbach, Plauen, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
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