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Strengite with Cacoxenite & Beraunite

#BN51094

Strengite with Cacoxenite & Beraunite

#BN51094
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Three Oaks Gap, Polk Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Sparkly purple crystal balls of Strengite to 2mm on green Kidellite with golden fibrous Cacoxenite all of which was crystallized on red Beraunite and probably Rockbridgeite. Great specimen!

Strengite

Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Spherical, Radial, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Good, Poor, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, pale violet, deep violet, red, carmine red 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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