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Wavellite on Quartz

#PD31970

Wavellite on Quartz

#PD31970
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 3 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Al3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Llallagua, Bolivia
Tagged
phosphate

Quartz crystals encrusted over with Wavellite. The Wavellite crystals are quite large for the species and a much different habit than usual. A few older labels with specimen, including a Floyd Rapp tag.

Wavellite

Formula
Al3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Stellate, Radial, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
blue, brown, brownish black, colorless, green 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Fibrous 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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