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Pyroaurite

#PD53748

Pyroaurite

#PD53748
Availability
Sold
Size
8.5 x 6 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mg6Fe3+2CO3(OH)16·4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
Tagged
carbonate

Golden plates of Pyroaurite from 1 to 3mm.

Pyroaurite

Formula
Mg6Fe3+2CO3(OH)16·4H2
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
brownish yellow, brown white, colorless, greenish, yellowish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection

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