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Gordonite

#PD32811

Gordonite

#PD32811
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Clay Canyon, Utah Co., Fairfield Co., Utah, United States
Tagged
phosphate

There are possibly a few different phosphate phases including Gordonite present on this specimen. The Gordonite occurs as clear crystals in clusters to 1mm and possibly as the yellowish crystalline encrustations on Crandallite balls. Other possible associates include Millisite, Wardite, and Apatite.

Type Locality

Gordonite

Formula
MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, gray white, white, light green, light pink 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
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