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Strengite & Goethite

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Strengite & Goethite

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Description
Locality: 
Sapucaia Mine, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 6.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

several vugs in albite, filled with red balls of strengite with and on black goethite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strengite

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

Goethite

Formula: 
α-Fe3+O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.00.
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Hollertszug Mine (Hollerter Zug Mine), Dermbach, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany