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Phosphosiderite with Frondelite

#PD34922

Phosphosiderite with Frondelite

#PD34922
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Sapucaia mine, Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite

Rich mass of decayed Frondelite matrix loaded with secondary purple Phosphosiderite.

Phosphosiderite

Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Spherical 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, purple, pink, red, red violet 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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