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Varlamoffite

Varlamoffite

Formula
(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Waxy 
Color
yellow, orange red 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Hardness
6-6.5 
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Varlamoffite from Hingston Down quarry, Gunnislake, Cornwall, England

Varlamoffite
            from Hingston Down quarry, Gunnislake, Cornwall, England
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

Yellow crusty alterations confirmed by EDS.

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Varlamoffite from Bunny mine, St. Austell dist., Cornwall, England

Varlamoffite
            from Bunny mine, St. Austell dist., Cornwall, England

Older specimen with a Richard Taylor tag showing spongy light green arease to 1cm with green-blue alterations.

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