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Cacoxenite

#BN53080

Cacoxenite

#BN53080
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Boar Tusk Mtn., Polk Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Fibrous golden crystals of Cacoxenite. Not real rich, but the area where the best crystals are located is 12x8mm.

Cacoxenite

Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Acicular, Stellate 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
brownish yellow, green, yellow, golden yellow, red yellow 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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