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Cacoxenite

#PD32621

Cacoxenite

#PD32621
Availability
Sold
Price
$35.00
Size
1.5 x 2 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Union Carbide mine, Potash Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Excellent golden yellow sprays of Cacoxenite to 0.5mm covering one side of a thumbnail piece of matrix.

Cacoxenite

Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Acicular, Stellate 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
brownish yellow, green, yellow, golden yellow, red yellow 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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