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Beusite

#59791

Beusite

#59791
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mn2+Fe2+2(PO4)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Santa Ana pegmatite, San Luis Province, Argentina
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral

Beusite is the manganese analog of Graftonite. It is an reddish brown primary phosphate which typicaly occurs in pegmatites. 

Beusite

Formula
Mn2+Fe2+2(PO4)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Lamellar 
Cleavage
Good, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
reddish brown 
Streak
light pink 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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