|Mineral class||Phosphates : Torbenite - Carnotite - Annabergite group.|
|Habitus||Crystal as flattened striated blades or radiating accicular aggregates. Most commonly as crusts or earthy masses.|
|Cleavage||Perfect in one direction, fracture uneven.|
|Color||Deep purple to pale pink.|
|Luster||Adamantine to vitreous or pearly (on cleavages).|
|Occurance||Forms in cobalt veins that's been altered by oxidising, either in air or by circulating fluids.|
|Associates||Cobalt minerals as cobaltite, skutterudite|
|Notes|| Soluble in hydrochloric acid creating a pink solution.|
Changes color to blue when heated.
|Locations|| Less common mineral in Sweden.|
| To phosphates index.
|| Mineral group index.
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