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Childrenite on Whitlockite

#BN55013

Childrenite on Whitlockite

#BN55013
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Fe2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Palermo mine, Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Whitlockite crystals with complex faces to 3mm with 1mm Childrenite. There are also 0.75mm waterclear and very complex Whitlockite crystals in other vugs.

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
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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