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Leucophosphite with Strengite

#BN53285

Leucophosphite with Strengite

#BN53285
Availability
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Size
5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Těškov quarry, SE of Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic

Clusters of yellowish-green Leucophosphite to about 1mm with associated purple Strengite on stained Quartz.

Leucophosphite

Formula
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Dull 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, colorless, greenish, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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