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Waterhouseite

Waterhouseite

Formula
Mn7(PO4)2(OH)8 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Divergent, Bladed 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
resinous orange brown, dark clove brown 
Streak
yellowish brown 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Splintery 
Hardness
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Waterhouseite from Iron Monarch mine, Iron Knob, South Australia, Australia

Waterhouseite
            from Iron Monarch mine, Iron Knob, South Australia, Australia
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Dark brownish red to orange flaky crystals less than 1mm. 

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