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Triphylite

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Triphylite

Ex Howard Belsky Collection
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Chandlers Mill Quarry, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm
Description

Triphylite is uncommon as good formed crystals, This classic USA locality gives one, is not, of the best crystals for this mineral. An intergrown pair of lustrous and sharp crystals of purplishblue color.

This locality was famous for this kind of crystals but they are rare now.

Found in the 1980's of earlier.

G.E. Smith Quarry (Chandler Mills Quarry), W of Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States

Previous labels supplied (not photographed)
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Triphylite

Formula: 
LiFe2+PO4
Strunz: 
8.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Hühnerkobel Mine (Hennenkobel Mine), Rabenstein, Zwiesel, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

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