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Keckite

#BN50003

Keckite

#BN50003
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaMn2+(Fe3+Mn2+)Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)3·7H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Hagendorf-Süd, Oberpfälzer Wald, Bavaria, Germany
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Keckite falls within the Jahnsite group, and this is the type locality. Although the photos are poor, you can at least see many glassy yellow, somewhat prismatic crystals of Keckite in a large vug.

Type Locality

Keckite

Formula
CaMn2+(Fe3+Mn2+)Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)3·7H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Fan Shaped 
Cleavage
Poor, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Earthy (Dull) 
Color
brown, gray brown, yellow brown 
Streak
yellow white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
Special Info
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