Hydrated normal phosphate, rhabdophane group
Specific gravity: 4
Colour: Brown, pinkish, yellowish-white, colourless
Common impurities: La,Cd
Rhabdophane-(Nd) is a rare secondary mineral in
hydrothermal base-metal deposits
At the type locality, the Scoville mine, Salisbury Mining District, Salisbury, Litchfield county, Connecticut, USA, rhabdophane-(Nd) is associated with lithiophorite, goethite and halloysite (HOM).
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