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Strengite

#BN51087

Strengite

#BN51087
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 6 x 7 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Sapucaia mine, Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Phasphate mass with a large cavity lined with purple to pink balls of Strengite.

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.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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