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Hydroxylherderite on Albite

#PD34396

Hydroxylherderite on Albite

#PD34396
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaBePO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Golconda pegmatite, Governador Valadares, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate

A cluster of slightly grayish Hydroxylherdite crystals the largest of which is 2.5cm on white Albite (cleavelandite) matrix. This is a large crystal of Hydroxylherderite and although it's edges and termination have lost their sharpness, it's still a good piece.

Comes with two labels from for collections of S. Pullman and F.H. Pough.

Hydroxylherderite

Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, blue green, colorless, greenish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

S. Pullman and F.H. Pough collection labels

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