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Mitridatite

#56500

Mitridatite

#56500
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 4.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca2Fe3+3O2(PO4)3·3H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Bull Moose mine, Custer Co., South Dakota, United States
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

This specimen is green, not brown like the photos show. 1-4mm vugs are lined with flashy green, less than 0.1mm, crystals. It is a nice representation of this phosphate mineral.

Mitridatite

Formula
Ca2Fe3+3O2(PO4)3·3H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Nodular 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
bronze red, brown green, green, greenish yellow, yellow brown 
Streak
olive green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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