|Minerals of the Chickering Mine Walpole, NH MORAESITE Be2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2O Back to Chickering front page.|
Specimen owner ID's (capitals): TM = Tom Mortimer, BW = Bob Wilken, BJ = Bob Janules, PC = Peter Cristofono, AW = Anna Wilken
Photographer ID's (lower case).
Identification: MOR_1, MOR_2, MOR_3, MOR_6=> Visual. Not fluorescent, so not Uralolite.
Moraesite6 Idendified by EDS analysis. Analyst stated the minor elements in the analysis (Al, Mn, Fe) were "insufficient" to be significant.
EDS instrument is not responsive to Be.
Discussion: Perhaps zanazzite should be considered for Anna's MOR_3?