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Curetonite

#AH53813

Curetonite

#AH53813
Availability
Sold
Size
2.3 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ba(Al,Ti)(PO4)(OH,O)F (RRUFF)
Locality
Redhouse Barite mine, Potosi dist., Humboldt Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
phosphate

This is type and only locality where the rare barium-titanium phosphate was found. It is named after my friend Forrest Cureton II, a well-know fore-runner in rare mineral dealership. There are at least six small crystal grains measuring at least 0.5mm.

Type & Only Locality

Curetonite

Formula
Ba(Al,Ti)(PO4)(OH,O)F 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Twinning Common 
Cleavage
Good, Parting, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
bright yellowish green, nickel green 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Type & Only Locality

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