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Sigloite with Paravauxite

#CL62658

Sigloite with Paravauxite

#CL62658
Availability
Available
Price
$125.00
Size
9 x 6.5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3·7H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Siglo Veinte mine, Llallagua, Bolivia
Tagged
phosphate

Two closely related rare phosphate minerals; Sigloite with a ferric (Fe III) ion phasing to Paravauxite with a ferrous (Fe II) ion. The Paravauxite are the white crystals and the Sigloite are the brown crystals. Very nice specimen from the hydrothermal tin veins of Llallagua.

Type Locality

Sigloite

Formula
Fe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3·7H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Pseudomorphous 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
brown, light brown, light yellow, straw yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Chet S. Lemanski, Jr. Collection
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