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Fairfieldite On Albite

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Fairfieldite On Albite

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Description
Locality: 
Cigana (Jocão), Galiléia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 2.2 × 2 cm
Description

Nice fairfieldite on albite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fairfieldite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(PO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.05
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
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