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Cacoxenite

#56451

Cacoxenite

#56451
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 4 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Union Carbide mine, Wilson Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

This specimen is covered with yellow to golden brown spheroidal crystal groups to 1mm of radiating Cacoxenite crystals. A superb specimen from this important mineral locality.

Cacoxenite

Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Acicular, Stellate 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
brownish yellow, green, yellow, golden yellow, red yellow 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Owens Collection

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