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 Lusungite, Kintoreite

Large Lusungite Image

Mineral: Lusungite: (Sr,Pb)Fe+++3(PO4)2(OH)5ยท(H2O)  
Kintoreite: PbFe+++3(PO4)2(OH,H2O)6
Comments: Greenish-yellow kintoreite crystals on limonite and or goethite. The specimen was originally labelled lusungite in the early 1990's and reinvestigation of the specimen showed it to be kintoreite.
Location: Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia.
Scale: Specimen Size 3x6 cm.
Copyright: © Diederik Visser
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