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Phosphosiderite with Stewartite

#FD13452

Phosphosiderite with Stewartite

#FD13452
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Stewart mine, Pala dist., San Diego Co., California, United States
Tagged
phosphate

A smaller specimen with a large "solution" cavity filled with bright purple alterations of Phosphosiderite. There is minor yellow Stewartite crystals scattered amongst the Phosphosiderite.

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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
DeVito Collection

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