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Wavellite

#BN50942

Wavellite

#BN50942
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Al3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Siglo Viente mine, Llallagua, Bolivia
Tagged
phosphate

Cool white and light tannish Wavellite balls, the largest to 0.9mm.

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
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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