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Goyazite & Variscite

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Goyazite & Variscite

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Description
Locality: 
Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.3 × 0.2 × 0.2 cm
Description

Goyazite crystals and varicite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Goyazite

Formula: 
SrAl3(PO4)2(OH)5·H2O
Strunz: 
8.BL.10
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Diamantina, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Variscite

Formula: 
AlPO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Meßbach Quarry, Meßbach, Plauen, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
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