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Metavauxite & Sigloite

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Metavauxite & Sigloite

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Description
Locality: 
Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.4 × 0.4 cm
Description

Metavauxite and sigloite crytsals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Metavauxite

Formula: 
Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.25
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Siglo Veinte Mine (Siglo XX Mine; Llallagua Mine; Catavi), Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province (Bustillos Province), Potosí Department, Bolivia

Sigloite

Formula: 
Fe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3·7H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Siglo Veinte Mine (Siglo XX Mine; Llallagua Mine; Catavi), Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province (Bustillos Province), Potosí Department, Bolivia
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