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Zairite

#BN47895

Zairite

#BN47895
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
BiFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Eta-Etu, Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Tagged
phosphate

Green spongy masses throughout matrix. Very rare bismuth phosphate. Type Locality.

Type Locality

Zairite

Formula
BiFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)6 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
greenish, greenish white, yellow green 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
Special Info
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