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Cyrilovite

Phosphate mineral

Cyrilovite (NaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4·2(H2O)) is a hydrous sodium iron phosphate mineral and isostructural with wardite

Cyrilovite is found in granitic It was first discovered in 1953 in a pegmatite at Cyrilov, near Velké Meźiřiči, West Moravia , Czech Republic

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Brown
Orange

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4

Density ( specific gravity )

1.802
1.769

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal