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Lithiophilite with Tavorite

#34192

Lithiophilite with Tavorite

#34192
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
LiMn2+PO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Boqueirao pegmatite, Parelhas, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate

Phosphate nodule completely alteed to secondary light pink Hureaulite with some Tavorite (green). This is a locality specimen.

Lithiophilite

Formula
LiMn2+PO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Very Good, Imperfect 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
brown, yellowish brown, salmon, brownish, blackish 
Streak
gray white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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