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Leucophosphite with Perhamite & Lipscombite

#38655

Leucophosphite with Perhamite & Lipscombite

#38655
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Silver Coin mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Glassy green crystals of Luecophosphite in 1-2mm patches with green spheroidal Variscite. There is also Perhamite (white flaky) and Lipcombsite on the specimen.

Leucophosphite

Formula
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Dull 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, colorless, greenish, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

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