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Wavellite

#PD32350
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Wavellite from Llallagua, Bolivia - PD32350
Wavellite from Llallagua, Bolivia - PD32350

Wavellite

#PD32350
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Al3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Llallagua, Bolivia
Tagged
phosphate

Cream colored, spheroidal Wavellite balls to 5mm composed of bladed crystals. Excellent representative for this locality famous not only for the metals but for good phosphate minerals such as this.

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
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