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Eosphorite is one of the phosphate minerals found in lithium bearing pegmatites. Usually, they form .5-1mm spheres of radiating crystals and are scattered about. This example is quite rich, with dozens of them on a rather clean surface of feldspathic matrix ( with a few areas of fairfieldite). Under a loupe they are quite gemmy. This is the only piece we have with such coverage.
Locality: Foote Lithium Company Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina
Composition: manganese hydrous phosphate