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Palermoite

#PD41567

Palermoite

#PD41567
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Li2SrAl4(PO4)4(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Palermo mine, Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Striated and prismatic, colorless Palermoite with crystals to about 2.5mm in many of the pockets of this specimens. Palermoites should be chemically tested since Natropalermoite is the analogue of Palermoite and visually probably impossible to ID.

Type Locality

Palermoite

Formula
Li2SrAl4(PO4)4(OH)4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous, Aggregates 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Adamantine 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Splintery 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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