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Wardite with Siderite

#BM41910

Wardite with Siderite

#BM41910
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada
Tagged
phosphate

Stunning well formed greenish-blue Wardite crystals to 4mm associated with light yellow to brown transluscent Siderite crystals to 5mm.  Rapid Creek has produced some of the world's finest Wardite crystals.

Wardite

Formula
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Radial, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue green, colorless, white, light green 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Trapezohedral 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection
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