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Yanomamite

#PD37894

Yanomamite

#PD37894
Availability
Sold
Size
Chip < 1cm 
Formula
InAsO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Mangabeira Tin deposit, Monte Alegre de Goiás, Goiás, Brazil
Tagged
arsenate

A small specimen but with rich coverage of this light blue indium arsenate. There are several tiny rosette crystals. This is the type and only locality.  Yanomamite represents the only indium arsentate and is one of twelve know minerals containing essential indium. Jeepers!

Type Locality

Yanomamite

Formula
InAsO4·2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue green, light green, light yellow green 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
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