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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Leucophosphite
Formula:KFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Comments:Quantitative microprobe analysis of leucophosphite: P 14.48, Mg 0.28, Ca 0.17, Mn 0.86, Fe" 26.78, K 9.59, O 41.85, Sum 94.01 %.
Colour:yellowish-white
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References
References:Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, material Jose Gonsales del Tanago
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Phosphosiderite1 photo of Leucophosphite associated with Phosphosiderite at this locality.
Beraunite1 photo of Leucophosphite associated with Beraunite at this locality.
Frondelite1 photo of Leucophosphite associated with Frondelite at this locality.
Carlhintzeite1 photo of Leucophosphite associated with Carlhintzeite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Leucophosphite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sítio do Castelo Mine (Folgosinho quarry), Folgosinho, Gouveia, Guarda, Portugal
Nearest other occurrences of Leucophosphite
26.2km (16.3 miles) Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda, Portugal
36.1km (22.4 miles) Assunção Mine, Aldeia Nova, Ferreira de Aves, Sátão, Viseu, Portugal
 
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