diadochite

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diadochite

[dī′ad·ə‚kīt]
(mineralogy)
Fe2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O A brown or yellowish mineral consisting of a basic hydrous ferric phosphate and sulfate.
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The authors list destinezite ("diadochite") among the associated minerals; the accepted name for this species is diadochite and "destinezite" is an obsolete synonym for the species.
Destinezite occurs here as powdery pale yellow-brown concretions (Mitacek, 1980).
Exceptions are ammoniojarosite and destinezite (nearly insoluble); gypsum (slightly soluble); and slavikite (slowly soluble with decomposition).
Destinezite occurs in buff to salmon masses of minute powdery (few tens of microns) crystals and rare tiny (100 microns) blocky euhedral crystals (Figs.
1 mm) black botryoids of a manganese oxide occur on rock surfaces with apjohnite and destinezite.