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Ushkovite

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Ushkovite

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Description
Locality: 
Taquaral Seco Mine, Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.2 × 1 cm
Description

several orange ushkovite crystals on goethite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ushkovite

Formula: 
MgFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Pit No. 232, Bol'shoi Tatkul' Lake, Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...