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Triplite from
Sítio do Castelo Mine (Folgosinho quarry), Folgosinho, Gouveia, Guarda District, Portugal

Description
Comments:Quantitative microprobe analysa of 3 different grains of triplite: P 13.74/13.58/13.29, Mg 1.81/1.89/2.26, Ca 0.86/0.74/0.89, Mn 25.30/24.46/26.06, Fe 19.49/18.82/19.18, F 7.56/9.24/7.71, O 27.66/27.58/29.03, Sum 96.42/96.31/98.42
Habit:4-5 cm compact masses
Colour:honey-brown to honey-yellow
Quality of samples:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Rarity at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References
References:Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, material Jose Gonsales del Tanago; Pedro Alves collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Triplite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sítio do Castelo Mine (Folgosinho quarry), Folgosinho, Gouveia, Guarda District, Portugal
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Nearest other occurrences of Triplite
24.0km (14.9 miles) Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda District, Portugal
39.4km (24.5 miles) Abravezes, Viseu, Viseu District, Portugal
45.1km (28.0 miles) Panasqueira Mine - Couto Mineiro da Panasqueira, Panasqueira, Covilhã, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
110.9km (68.9 miles) Arreigada, Paços de Ferreira, Porto District, Portugal
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