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Strengite with Kidwellite

#BN53064

Strengite with Kidwellite

#BN53064
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Indian Mountain, Cherokee Co., Alabama, United States

A cavity lined with light purple, free-standing bladed groups of Strenite to about 1mm. Bladed Strengite the rare crystal form of Strengite. The other Strengite entries in these pages are spheroidal groups. Lining the edges of the vug is green Kidwellite. 

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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