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Keckite

#59704
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Keckite from Hagendorf-Süd, Oberpfälzer Wald, Bavaria, Germany - 59704
Keckite from Hagendorf-Süd, Oberpfälzer Wald, Bavaria, Germany - 59704

Keckite

#59704
Availability
Sold
Size
2.3 x 1.5 x 0.9 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
CaMn2+(Fe3+Mn2+)Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)3·7H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Hagendorf-Süd, Oberpfälzer Wald, Bavaria, Germany

One single, excellent crystal to about 0.75mm. This is a rare mineral and found sparingly in only in six countries. Keckite is named for Erich Keck....I love his photo on Mindat, looks like my kind of mineralogist!

Type Locality

Keckite

Formula
CaMn2+(Fe3+Mn2+)Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)3·7H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Fan Shaped 
Cleavage
Poor, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Earthy (Dull) 
Color
brown, gray brown, yellow brown 
Streak
yellow white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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