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Calcioferrite

#BN59749

Calcioferrite

#BN59749
Availability
Available
Price
$85.00
Size
4.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca4MgFe3+4(PO4)6(OH)4·12H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Klemms Quarry, Moculta, South Australia, Australia
Tagged
phosphate

Two light yellow crystal groups to 0.5mm. These are very nice crystals and look a little like Montgomeryite. Calcioferrite is found in only five countries and considered very rare. 

Calcioferrite

Formula
Ca4MgFe3+4(PO4)6(OH)4·12H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Foliated, Reniform 
Cleavage
Perfect, Very Good, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
greenish yellow, yellow, yellow green, yellowish white 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Sphenoidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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