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Churchite-(Y)

#BN49599

Churchite-(Y)

#BN49599
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
YPO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Nitzelbuch mine, Auerbach, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Tagged
phosphate , REE mineral

Numerous snow white acicular sprays of rare yttrium phosphate crystals in groups to 1.5mm.

Churchite-(Y)

Formula
YPO4·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Acicular, Aggregates 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, gray, snow white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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