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Eleonorite

About

First described as "oxiberaunite", an oxidised "variety" of beraunite - Close relative of beraunite

Approved in 2015.

Group Parent: 
Type Locality
Eleonore Mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany & Rotläufchen Mine, Waldgirmes, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany
Mineral Data
Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Physical Properties
Colour: 
red, reddish brown
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3½ - 4
Synonyms
Synonyms: 
Beraunite Var Eleonorite, Oxiberaunite, Oxyberaunite and IMA 2015-003
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