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Leucophosphite

#BN55037

Leucophosphite

#BN55037
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 8 x 6 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Tip Top mine, Custer Co., South Dakota, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

A large 5 x 3cm "solution" cavity lined with 1-2mm Leucophosphite crystals and minor Tavorite or Jahnsite.

Leucophosphite

Formula
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Dull 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, colorless, greenish, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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