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Triphylite

#BN54993

Triphylite

#BN54993
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 6.5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
LiFe2+PO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Hagendorf-Süd, Oberpfälzer Wald, Bavaria, Germany
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Crystalline mass of typical Triphylite. Note the old lablel from Hermann Kraft in prov. tab. A short bio of Kraft's can be seen on the Mineralogical Record Label Archive.

Antique Specimen

Triphylite

Formula
LiFe2+PO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
gray, bluish gray, brownish, blackish 
Streak
grayish white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
Special Info
Antique Specimen

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