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Phosphosiderite Triplite & Rockbridgeite

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Phosphosiderite Triplite & Rockbridgeite

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Description
Locality: 
Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda District, Portugal
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11 × 4.2 × 4.1 cm
Description

Nice sample of this combination of rares minerals famous in this quarry.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phosphosiderite

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

Triplite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Chanteloube, Razès, 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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