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Phosphosiderite with Rockbridgeite & Beraunite

#BN53063

Phosphosiderite with Rockbridgeite & Beraunite

#BN53063
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Williams prospect, Coosa Co., Alabama, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Purple spherulites in cavities of phosphate pods mostly composed of Rockbridgeite and Beraunite.

Phosphosiderite

Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Spherical 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, purple, pink, red, red violet 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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