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Calcioferrite

#36865

Calcioferrite

#36865
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ca4MgFe3+4(PO4)6(OH)4·12H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Moculta Phosphate Quarry, Angaston, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Tagged
phosphate

Faint yellow platy crystals in rounded aggregates to 1mm in spongy limonitic matrix. Calcioferrite is a fairly rare phosphate.

Calcioferrite

Formula
Ca4MgFe3+4(PO4)6(OH)4·12H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Foliated, Reniform 
Cleavage
Perfect, Very Good, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
greenish yellow, yellow, yellow green, yellowish white 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Sphenoidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 

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