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Cacoxenite & Crandallite & Wavellite

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Cacoxenite & Crandallite & Wavellite

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Description
Locality: 
Willard Mine, Pershing County, Nevada, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 3.5 × 2.2 cm
Description

A good coverage of orange cacoxenite balls, tiny white clusters of crandallite and white acicular wavellite crystals on quartz matrix.
Beautiful under magnification,

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cacoxenite

Formula: 
Fe3+24Al(PO4)17O6(OH)12·17H2O
Strunz: 
8.DC.40
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Hrbek Mine, Svatá Dobrotivá (St Benigna), Beroun (Beraun), Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Crandallite

Formula: 
CaAl3(PO4)2(OH)5·H2O
Strunz: 
8.BL.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Brooklyn Mine, Silver City, Tintic District, East Tintic Mts, Juab Co., Utah, 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
Cartils Minerals

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