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Strengite with Cacoxenite, Beraunite & Kidwellite

#BN53074

Strengite with Cacoxenite, Beraunite & Kidwellite

#BN53074
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 9 x 7 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
York mine, Polk Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

This is a larger cabinet specimen. The pair to this was sold on a previous update. This half is the better specimen. It features huge groups of prismatic purple Strengite in stellate habit, that is, radiating like a star and measures 2.5cm across. Gracing both sides of the Strengite are golden hair-like crystals of Cacoxenite. 

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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