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Pachnolite & Fairfieldite & Phosphosiderite

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Pachnolite & Fairfieldite & Phosphosiderite

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Description
Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Bavaria, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 0.7 cm
Description

Pachnolite and fairfieldite and phosphosiderite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pachnolite

Formula: 
NaCa[AlF6]·H2O
Strunz: 
3.CB.40
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ivigtut Cryolite deposit, Ivittuut (Ivigtut), Arsuk Fjord, Sermersooq, Greenland

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

Phosphosiderite

Formula: 
FePO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Kalterborn Mine, Eiserfeld, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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