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Cacoxenite with Strengite

#PD39036

Cacoxenite with Strengite

#PD39036
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
near Vanderoot, Polk Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Golden fibrous crytsals to 1mm lining cavities with spheroidal brownish Strengite.

Cacoxenite

Formula
(Fe3+)24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12·75H2
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Acicular, Stellate 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Silky 
Color
brownish yellow, green, yellow, golden yellow, red yellow 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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