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1 item @ $125.00  

Eosphorite on Quartz

#28858

Eosphorite on Quartz

#28858
Availability
Sold
Size
15 x 9 x 8 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Mn2+AlPO4(OH)2·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Lavra Da Ilha, Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite

A famous pegmatite in itself, Lavra da Ilha is perhaps best known for its rose quartz. This specimen is loaded with 1-2mm amber colored eosphorite on large crystals of clear quartz to 7cm on microcline matrix. This is a large specimen.

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.

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