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Bermanite with Phosphosiderite

#GJ40176

Bermanite with Phosphosiderite

#GJ40176
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Stewart mine, Pala dist., San Diego Co., California, United States
Tagged
pegmatite mineral

Minute deep red Bermanite crystal plates in a 6mm vug with outlying purple Phosphosiderite rims. This is a good example of the alteration of phosphate nodules in pegmatites.

Bermanite

Formula
Mn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
light red, dark reddish brown 
Class
Monoclinic - Sphenoidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Jungles Collection
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