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Faustite & Wavellite

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Faustite & Wavellite

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Description
Locality: 
Bingham Canyon, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1 × 1.1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small specimen with beautiful white spheres of faustite with and intergrown with wavellite crystals. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Faustite

Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)Al6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic Compact masses
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Copper King mine, Schroeder Mt, Maggie Creek District, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA

Wavellite

Formula: 
Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.50
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White.
Type Locality: 
High Down Quarry, Filleigh, North Devon, Devon, England, UK

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