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Earlshannonite with Mangangordonite

#51946

Earlshannonite with Mangangordonite

#51946
Availability
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Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Dark brownish red crystal groups to less than 0.5mm, mostly maybe at 0.3mm. There are several groups and most have tiny acicular outgrowths, which is very typical, much like Whitmoreite. Associated are Mangangordonite and Whiteite.

Type Locality

Earlshannonite

Formula
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·4H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Radial, Spherical 
Cleavage
Good, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellow, reddish brown 
Streak
light brown 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Even 
Hardness
3-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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