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Phosphosiderite

#PD35766

Phosphosiderite

#PD35766
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe3+PO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Stewart mine, Pala dist., San Diego Co., California, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Decayed phosphate pod with strikingly purple secondary Phosphosiderite lining the core. Nice specimen.

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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