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Eosphorite on Albite

#28854

Eosphorite on Albite

#28854
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mn2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Lavra Da Ilha, Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate

Slender translucent light-brown Eosphorite crystals to 1cm set on thin white crystals of Albite and associated Muscovite and a microcrystalline coating of a greenish mineral, possibly Zanazzite.

Eosphorite

Formula
Mn2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Prismatic, Striated 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
light pink, yellow brown, light brown, light yellow, colorless 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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