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Hydroxylherderite

#DS43023

Hydroxylherderite

#DS43023
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaBePO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Golconda pegmatite, Governador Valadares, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , beryllium

Yellow crystals to 1.5cm with at least three showing good "fishtail" twinning, a characteristic of HYdroxylherderite. Excellent specimen.

Hydroxylherderite

Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, blue green, colorless, greenish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Shultz Collection

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