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Variscite & Rockbridgeite

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Variscite & Rockbridgeite

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Description
Locality: 
Rotläufchen Mine, Waldgirmes, Lahnau, Lahn-Dill, Giessen Region, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

Nice variscite and variscite and wavellite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Rockbridgeite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Strunz: 
8.BC.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Midvale Mine, South Mountain, Midvale, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, USA
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