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Kastningite Strunzite & Strengite

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Kastningite Strunzite & Strengite

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Description
Locality: 
Albères Massif, Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, France
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 2.1 × 1.1 cm
Description

a tiny cluster of kastningite with golden needles of strunzite and pink balls of strengite ; self collected on 2013

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kastningite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Silbergrube, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Strunzite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.25
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Strengite

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