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Laueite Hureaulite & Rockbridgeite

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Laueite Hureaulite & Rockbridgeite

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Description
Locality: 
Palermo 1 Mine, Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Deep orange crystals of laueite with clusters of orange hureaulite and globular spheres of black rockbridgeite on siderite possibly coated with green mitridatite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Laueite

Formula: 
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.30
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hagendorf South Pegmatite (Cornelia Mine; Hagendorf South Open Cut), Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

Hureaulite

Formula: 
(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.CB.10
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Les Hureaux, Saint-Sylvestre, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France

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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