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Laueite with Pseudolaueite & Strunzite

#PD55049

Laueite with Pseudolaueite & Strunzite

#PD55049
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Hagendorf-Süd, Oberpfälzer Wald, Bavaria, Germany
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Deep yellow crystals of Laueite crystals with inclined terminations. An old John Parnau label has Pseudolaueite occuring on the specimen, but it is hard to determine this. There is however, some good showings of straw-like Strunzite to 3mm.

Laueite

Formula
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellow orange, honey brown, light brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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