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Cacoxenite

#44343

Cacoxenite

#44343
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Augusta Ridge, Cherokee Co., Alabama, United States
Tagged
phosphate

An absolutely stunning specimen with superb micro Cacoxenite sprays to about 0.75mm. There is thick, rich coverage like carpet in places and also singular sprays throughout. Although it is "just" Cacoxenite, you won't find much better with this display of perfection.

Cacoxenite

Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Acicular, Stellate 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
brownish yellow, green, yellow, golden yellow, red yellow 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

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