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Wardite

#23733

Wardite

#23733
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Little Green Monster mine, Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Utah Co., Utah, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Aqua blue, translucent, pseudo-octahedral crystals to 1mm. This is a pretty nice specimen, considering that most of the LGM Wardite occurs as just a blue crust. These crystals are unusually distinct. Associated with yellow Crandallite and Apatite.

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.

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