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Whitmoreite from
State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Classification
Species:Whitmoreite
Formula:Fe2+Fe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
Comments:Reported by Dick Schooner, no details in the references. Identified by Van King from posted photographs.
Habit:radiating acicular crystals in micro spherical "naval mine" aggregates
Colour:golden brown
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks & Min.: 70:403; Januzzi (1976) p.234-5.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Beraunite1 photo of Whitmoreite associated with Beraunite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Whitmoreite data
Locality Data:Click here to view State Forest Quarry #2 (State Forest No. 2 Mica Mine), Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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