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Childrenite

#56715

Childrenite

#56715
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Crinnis mine, Carlyon Bay, Cornwall, England
Tagged
phosphate

Hundreds of tiny, less than 0.4mm, exceptional Childrenite crystals on slate matrix.

Childrenite

Formula
Fe2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Tabular, Platy 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
white, yellowish brown, brownish black 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
4.5-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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