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Fairfieldite

#BN45733

Fairfieldite

#BN45733
Availability
Sold
Size
9.5 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Awesome, large plates of honey colored Fairfieldite crystals to 7mm as singles and in groups. Ex. Bill Roberts.

Fairfieldite

Formula
Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Foliated, Fibrous, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
greenish white, white, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection

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