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Lipscombite Barbosalite Whiteite & Hureaulite

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Lipscombite Barbosalite Whiteite & Hureaulite

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Description
Locality: 
Eduardo Claim, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.5 × 0.8 cm
Description

tiny black pseudocubic crystals of lipscombite with black barbosalite, orange whiteite and pink lustrous hureaulite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lipscombite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BB.90
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine (Proberil mine), Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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

Whiteite

Synonym Of: 

Whiteite-(CaFeMg)

Formula: 
{Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
4.0

Whiteite-(CaMnMg)

Formula: 
{Ca}{Mn2+}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
3.5

Whiteite-(MnFeMg)

Formula: 
{(Mn2+,Ca)}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.15
Hardness: 
4.0

Hureaulite

Formula: 
(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.CB.10
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Les Hureaux, Saint-Sylvestre, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France
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