Phosphosiderite is a vibrant purple orchid color and is a relative newcomer to the world of gemstones as it was only discovered in the late 19th century. Fine quality phosphosiderite is hard to come by and this opaque gemstone may contain veins of yellow. In addition to purple, phosphosiderite occurs in colors ranging from white, pink, red, violet red and colorless.
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- Characteristic Physical Properties
- Chemistry & Crystallography
Countries of Origin
United States of America (the); Unknown; Chile; Peru
Gentle care, moderately soft. Avoid ultrasonic cleaners, heat and harsh cleaners.