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Wavellite

#PD32417

Wavellite

#PD32417
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 4.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Al3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Union Carbide mine, Wilson Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Green fading to bluish acicular Wavellite in perfect radial sprays to 8mm, some with a spheroidal crystal in the center, covering one side of sandstone matrix. Nice miniature from Union Carbide!

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.

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