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Zanazziite with Eosphorite

#BM42475

Zanazziite with Eosphorite

#BM42475
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca2Mg5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Lavra Da Ilha, Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , beryllium

Light green dull spherical groups of Zanazzite, a Roscherite group mineral on amber colored bladed crystals of Eosphorite.

Zanazziite

Formula
Ca2Mg5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Bladed, Prismatic, Columnar 
Cleavage
Good, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
pale olive green, dark olive green 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection

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