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Kidwellite

#BN48030

Kidwellite

#BN48030
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
NaFe3+9(PO4)6(OH)11·3H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Indian Mountain, Cherokee Co., Alabama, United States
Tagged
phosphate

A well presented phosphate pod with interesting zones of phosphate crystallization. The outer "zone" is vuggy and limonitic with many vugs filled with little green spheres of Kidwellite. The next zone is beady black Goethite with little spheres of light yellowish green to a darker light green Kidwellite groups. The inner zone is lined with dark green and dull Kidwellite sprinkled with beautiful spheroidal crystals. There is a white fuzzy mineral, which is unidentified.

Kidwellite

Formula
NaFe3+9(PO4)6(OH)11·3H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous, Columnar 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
greenish yellow, greenish white, yellow, light green 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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