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Strengite Dufrénite & Bermanite

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Strengite Dufrénite & Bermanite

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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: 
5.5 × 5.5 × 5.1 cm
Description

two vugs filled with red clusters of strengite, green balls of dufrenite hosting several red brown clusters of bermanite and some phosphosiderite too

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

Dufrénite

Formula: 
Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DK.15
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
Green
Type Locality: 
Anglar, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France

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