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Cacoxenite

#BN50865

Cacoxenite

#BN50865
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Union Carbide mine, Wilson Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Beautiful microscopic golden crystals of radial, fibrous Cacoxenite to 1mm.

Cacoxenite

Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Acicular, Stellate 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
brownish yellow, green, yellow, golden yellow, red yellow 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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