This miniature Suolunite example forms gray-blue globular aggregates of small crystals arranged in a swirling pattern and bears a matte luster. It was originally thought to be Prehnite, but was determined to be the rarer Suolunite.
Paravauxite, Fe++Al2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O), Siglo XX Mine, Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia. A good coverage of well-formed light green paravauxite crystals up to 5 mm on matrix from the Type Locality.
Beraunite, Fe++Fe+++5(PO4)4(OH)5•4(H2O), Kidwellite, Indian Mountain, north of the extinct town of Bluffton, Cherokee Co., Alabama, USA. Fov 2 mm. Radiating sprays of beraunite with crystals up to 12mm were not uncommon in the early days of collecting. Uploaded by: Henry Barwood