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Waterhouseite

#BN46056

Waterhouseite

#BN46056
Availability
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Size
1.4 x 0.7 x 1.0 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mn7(PO4)2(OH)8 (RRUFF)
Locality
Iron Monarch mine, Iron Knob, South Australia, Australia
Tagged
phosphate

Dark brownish red to orange flaky crystals less than 1mm. Good rich specimen and very rare. Excalibur label. Type and only locality.

Type Locality

Waterhouseite

Formula
Mn7(PO4)2(OH)8 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Divergent, Bladed 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
resinous orange brown, dark clove brown 
Streak
yellowish brown 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Splintery 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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