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1 item @ $125.00  

Mixed Minerals

Friday, 08 October 2021 12:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including woodhouseite and more from places like Brumado, Bahia, Brazil.

Woodhouseite

on Magnesite - #BN56660
Locality
Brumado, Bahia, Brazil 
Formula
CaAl3(SO4)(PO4)(OH)6 
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 5 x 5.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate  

Interesting pseudo-cubic micro crystals to 1mm. These should be a light pink in color but they are stained by an iron oxide. Some of the Magnestite crystals are also stained on the corners of the crystals. The Magnesite is the large, colorless, rhombic crystals to 1cm. Excalibur label.


Woodhouseite

Formula
CaAl3(SO4)(PO4)(OH)6 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Cubic, Tabular 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, white, pink, pale orange 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness
4.5 
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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