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Leucophosphite with Kidwellite & Variscite

#38656

Leucophosphite with Kidwellite & Variscite

#38656
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Silver Coin mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
phosphate

This is an excellent study piece loaded with several phosphate phases including glassy yellowish Leucophosphite, green beads of Kidwellite and bluish green Variscite. Also glassy brown Jarosite is all over matrix.

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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