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Fluellite & Kingite

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Fluellite & Kingite

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Description
Locality: 
Fairview Quarry, Robertstown, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 2.9 × 2 cm
Description

Sharp colorless crystals of fluellite, rich on display surface of matrix, with an embedded white mass of (type locality) kingite.   There are additional unidenfied phosphates present.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fluellite

Formula: 
Al2(PO4)F2(OH)·7H2O
Strunz: 
8.DE.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Stenna Gwyn Mine (Stennagwyn Mine), Foxhole, St Stephen-in-Brannel, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK

Kingite

Formula: 
Al3(PO4)2F2(OH)·7H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.47
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Fairview Quarry (Fairview Phosphate Workings; Lily Dora; Baldina), Robertstown, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia

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