Mineralpedia Details for Iowaite
Iowaite from Palabora mine, Phalaborwa, Limpopo, South Africa
Exceptional green crystals with yellow outlines to 0.75mm scattered on matrix.
Iowaite from Kaznakhtinskiy ultrabasic massif, Terekta Ridge, Altai Republic, Russia
Deep dark purple foliated mass of this interesting and rare member of the hydrotalcite group. This is I belief the only purple occurence of Iowaite, colored purple by chromium.