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1 item @ $125.00  

Walentaite

#54219

Walentaite

#54219
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
H2Ca2Fe3+6(AsO4)5(PO4)3·14H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
White Elephant mine, Custer Co., South Dakota, United States
Tagged
phosphate , arsenate

Walentaite was first discovered in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This specimen shows good coverage of yellow to yellowish green crusts. There are only six localities worldwide. 

Type Locality

Walentaite

Formula
H2Ca2Fe3+6(AsO4)5(PO4)3·14H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Rosette 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
greenish yellow, yellow green, bright yellow 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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