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Fairfieldite

#PD40456

Fairfieldite

#PD40456
Availability
Sold
Size
1 x 0.7 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Voron'i Tundry, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

A small maybe 0.5mm area of white Fairfieldite, a rather common pegmatitic phosphate,

Fairfieldite

Formula
Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Foliated, Fibrous, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
greenish white, white, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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