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Hydroxylherderite on Microcline

#BM39976

Hydroxylherderite on Microcline

#BM39976
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaBePO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Sabsar, Skardu dist., Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Tagged
phosphate , beryllium , pegmatite mineral

I would be remiss to not include a pegmatite mineral from Pakistan. So, a pale green 2cm nice crystal on Microcline.

Hydroxylherderite

Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, blue green, colorless, greenish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection

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