Pseudolaueite (rare) on Sideriteex. Bob Hauck

Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, German
Miniature, 4.5 x 3.0 x 1.4 cm
Start Time: 04/15/2011 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/21/2011 6:35:56 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Pseudolaueite is a rare hydrated phosphate found in pegmatites. Glassy, pseudohexagonal, amber-yellow, sub-millimeter, tabular crystals are scattered on the green to oxide-tinted crust of bubbly, botyroidal siderite. This pegmatite is the Type Locality for this species, which hosts numerous rare phosphates. Self-collected by Bob Hauck in 1980. Valued at $200.

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