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Vantasselite

#DP38001

Vantasselite

#DP38001
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 1.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Al4(PO4)3(OH)3·9H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Bihain, Vielsalm, Stavelot Massif, Luxembourg, Belgium
Tagged
phosphate

Pearly white rosettes and flat lying crystals of Vantassellte to 0.75mm. Quite a rich little specimen with the potential of other species not identified.

Type Locality

Vantasselite

Formula
Al4(PO4)3(OH)3·9H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Rosette 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
pearl white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Polak Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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