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Strengite

#50368

Strengite

#50368
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Eleonore mine, Rodheim-Bieber, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany
Tagged
phosphate

Beautiful raspberry colored spheroidal groups of tasty Strengite. Good coverage. This locality is an ancient iron mining site and is type locality for "Eleonorite".

Strengite

Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Spherical, Radial, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Good, Poor, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, pale violet, deep violet, red, carmine red 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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