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Fairfieldite

#56343

Fairfieldite

#56343
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 4 x 4.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Tip Top mine, Custer Co., South Dakota, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Glassy, faint blue long platy crystals of Fairfield on Beryl matrix. The crystals are about 5 to 15mm long and filled seams in the Beryl. It is an analyzed specimen by EDS, Raman.

EDS Confirmed, Raman

Fairfieldite

Formula
Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2·2H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Foliated, Fibrous, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
greenish white, white, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
EDS Confirmed
Special Info
Raman

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