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Triploidite

#BN52121

Triploidite

#BN52121
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3.5 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Mn2+2(PO4)(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Capoeira pegmatite, Parelhas, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Pinkish red , crystalline, glassy areas. A primary phosphate.

Triploidite

Formula
Mn2+2(PO4)(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous, Columnar 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
greenish, yellow, yellow brown, pink, reddish brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
4.5-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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