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Fairfieldite on Albite

#PD48587

Fairfieldite on Albite

#PD48587
Availability
Available
Price
$35.00
Size
5.5 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Jocão pegmatite, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Three ugly pods of grey Fairfieldite  to 4mm on colorless to white and lustrous cleavelandite Albite.

Fairfieldite

Formula
Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Foliated, Fibrous, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
greenish white, white, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection

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