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Nevadaite

#BN48011

Nevadaite

#BN48011
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 6 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
(Cu2+,□,Al,V3+)6[Al8(PO4)8F8](OH)2·22H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Gold Quarry mine, Eureka Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
phosphate , copper

Turquoise blue crust with finely crystalline areas. Excellent larger specimen of this rare copper-vanadium phosphate first found at this locality and since one other locality.

Type Locality

Nevadaite

Formula
(Cu2+,[ ],Al,V3+)6[Al8(PO4)8F8](OH)2·22H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Crystalline - Fine, Acicular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
pale green, turquoise 
Streak
pale powder blue 
Class
Orthorhombic - Disphenoidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection
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