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Eosphorite with Roscherite

#WR53969

Eosphorite with Roscherite

#WR53969
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 1.7 x 1.9 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Mn2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Araçuaí, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Orange brown fine Eosphorite crystals to 4mm on Quartz with green Roscherite group crystal clusters.

Eosphorite

Formula
Mn2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Prismatic, Striated 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
light pink, yellow brown, light brown, light yellow, colorless 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection

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