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Kobokoboite

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Kobokoboite

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Description
Locality: 
Bachman Mine, Hellertown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.6 × 0.4 × 0.25 cm
Description

A small sample hosting the colourless phosphate kobokoboite on matrix. 

I havent analysed this sample and similar looking minerals exist (afmite, matulaite). It was told to me, that this is confirmed material. 

 

Mineral Data
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Kobokoboite

Formula: 
Al6(PO4)4(OH)6·11H2O
Hardness: 
2.0 - 0.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, Sud-Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
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