Composition: Hydrated ammonium magnesium phosphate
Nomenclature: Named after Heinrich von Struve, a Russian diplomat.
Industrial Uses: Scientific interest.
Additional Notes: The glass-like crystals or grains that are occasionally found in canned seafood, like tuna and salmon, are struvite. Some kidney stones are struvite.
Central Africa : Scott 1262c : 600 francs : 1998