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Earlshannonite with Jahnsite

#PD40414

Earlshannonite with Jahnsite

#PD40414
Availability
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Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Brown spheroidal crystal clusters to 1mm with flattened radial clusters of brown Jahnsite. It is an excellent rich specimen. The Foote mine was huge lithium producer and is classified as a granitic pegmatite, but it is not zoned.

Type Locality

Earlshannonite

Formula
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Radial, Spherical 
Cleavage
Good, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellow, reddish brown 
Streak
light brown 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Even 
Hardness
3-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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