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Rittmannite from
Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda, Portugal

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Rittmannite
Formula:{(Mn2+,Ca)}{Mn2+}{(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2}{(Al,Fe3+)2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:TEM
References
References:Sopas de Pedra, A. M. Galopim de Carvalho, Gradiva, Lisbon, Portugal
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Fluorellestadite3 photos of Rittmannite associated with Fluorellestadite at this locality.
Coronadite3 photos of Rittmannite associated with Coronadite at this locality.
Kastningite2 photos of Rittmannite associated with Kastningite at this locality.
Strengite2 photos of Rittmannite associated with Strengite at this locality.
Strunzite2 photos of Rittmannite associated with Strunzite at this locality.
Zwieselite2 photos of Rittmannite associated with Zwieselite at this locality.
Beraunite1 photo of Rittmannite associated with Beraunite at this locality.
Mitridatite1 photo of Rittmannite associated with Mitridatite at this locality.
Whitmoreite1 photo of Rittmannite associated with Whitmoreite at this locality.
Phosphosiderite1 photo of Rittmannite associated with Phosphosiderite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rittmannite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda, Portugal
Localities for Rittmannite in this Region
Fonte da Cal Mine, Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda, Portugal
Nearest other occurrences of Rittmannite
0.0km (0.0 miles) Fonte da Cal Mine, Bendada Mines, Bendada, Sabugal, Guarda, Portugal
58.6km (36.4 miles) Assunção Mine, Aldeia Nova, Ferreira de Aves, Sátão, Viseu, Portugal
 
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