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Childrenite

#PD30945

Childrenite

#PD30945
Availability
Available
Price
$35.00
Size
6.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Old Gunnislake Mine, Gunnislake, Cornwall, England
Tagged
phosphate

Although very tiny, less than 0.5mm, the crystals are good and the specimen is rich. Carries a Barstow label.

Childrenite

Formula
Fe2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Tabular, Platy 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
white, yellowish brown, brownish black 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
4.5-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection

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