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Bertossaite with Scorzalite

#51186

Bertossaite with Scorzalite

#51186
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Li2CaAl4(PO4)4(OH)4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Buranga pegmatite, Gatumba dist., Western Prov., Rawanda
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

This is mixture of several rare primary phosphates. The dark blue is Scorzalite. The Bertossaite is a very subtle light pinkish and the white is Amblygonite.

Bertossaite

Formula
Li2CaAl4(PO4)4(OH)4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
light pink 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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