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Earlshannonite with Jahnsite

#BN47120

Earlshannonite with Jahnsite

#BN47120
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 0.8 x 0.8 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
George & Charlotte mine, Tavistock dist., Devon, England
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

There is one really nice spray of light yellow brown Earlshannonite to 1mm. The tiny brown equant crystals are Jahnsite to 0.4mm.

Type Locality

Earlshannonite

Formula
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Radial, Spherical 
Cleavage
Good, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellow, reddish brown 
Streak
light brown 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Even 
Hardness
3-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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

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