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Brazilianite

#BN49012

Brazilianite

#BN49012
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 5.5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Chandlers Mill quarry, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Light yellowish green partial crystals from 2-8mm in Albite matrix. The crystals are not complete and only some have a few faces. This is just a representative specimen of a rather uncommon pegmatitic sodic phosphate. The specimen carries an Excalibur and Marion Godshaw labels.

Brazilianite

Formula
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Spherical, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, greenish yellow, yellow green, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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