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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 17 November 2017 08:00 AM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including phosphosiderite and more from places like Bull Moose mine, Custer Co., South Dakota, United States.

Phosphosiderite

#BN47877
Locality
Bull Moose mine, Custer Co., South Dakota, United States 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
5.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral  

A 2.5cm vug with three good prismatic crystals of red Phosphosiderite in black Barbosalite matrix.


Phosphosiderite

Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Spherical 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, purple, pink, red, red violet 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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