Minerals identify

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Gatehouseite

Phosphate mineral

Gatehouseite is a manganese phosphate First discovered in 1987, it was identified as a new mineral species in 1992 and named for Bryan M. K. C. Gatehouse (born 1932). As of 2012, it is known from only one mine in South Australia.

Identification

Color of mineral

Brown
Yellow
Orange

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4

The streak

Yellow

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic