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Fairfieldite

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Fairfieldite

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Locality: 
Foote Mine, Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.4 × 3.7 × 4.1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a fantastic and rich specimen of fairfieldite from what I consider the best locality for the mineral. Rich colorless crystals coat a fracture surface lined first with apatite crystals. Collected in 1968.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fairfieldite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(PO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.05
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry; Branchville Mica Mine; Smith Mine), Branchville, Redding (Reading), Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA

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