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Purple Agate Pendant wrapped in Sterling Silver - 00643
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Rockbridgeite & Strengite Mineral Specimen from Virginia MV005~.
[MV005]
$20.00

collected from the Dixie Iron Mine in Rockbridge County, Virginia
Approximate size - 3 1/2" x 2" x 3"
A specimen of rockbridgeite with an exposed pocket of strengite on kidwellite.


Rockbridgeite and Strengite - Virginia
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For custom cutting, wire wrapping, silversmithing send from the Contact Us page. - Thanks, David


Added to our rock_shop on Friday 30 January, 2009.
Rockbridgeite - (Iron Manganese Phosphate Hydroxide) - Color is brown, dark green, yellow-brown or black.
Goethite - (Hydrated Iron Oxide) - Color is yellow, brown, brownish red to black. Sometimes tarnished with irridescent colors.
Strengite - (Hydrated Iron Phosphate) - Color is colorless or white, but more commonly pink to violet red.

"Rockbridgeite is named after the type locality at the Midvale Mine, South Mountain, Midvale, Rockbridge Co., Virginia."
 ROCKS AND MINERALS - January/February 1989 Vol.64
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