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Strengite on Wavellite

#PD34492

Strengite on Wavellite

#PD34492
Availability
Sold
Size
1.5 x 2 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Burnett Gap, Cocke Co., Tennessee, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Small thumbanil piece with white Wavellite needles in radial sprays to 3mm with tiny gemmy-pink Strengite microcrystals filling in the open spaces between the Wavellite sprays. Neat little piece from an uncommon locale!

Strengite

Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Spherical, Radial, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Good, Poor, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, pale violet, deep violet, red, carmine red 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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