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Strengite on Kidwellite with Beraunite

#BN48221

Strengite on Kidwellite with Beraunite

#BN48221
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Three Oaks Gap, Polk Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Grass green Kidwellite on deep red Beraunite and tiny purple spherulitic Strengite to 1mm. Very nice specimen. The green in the photos get a little washed out by the digital camera. The color is much better in-hand.

Strengite

Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Spherical, Radial, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Good, Poor, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, pale violet, deep violet, red, carmine red 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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