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Wavellite

Self collected

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Description
Locality: 
Gunheath Pit, St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 6 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Description

Black and white zoned wavellite spheruls to ~ 10mm diameter. Broken spheruls clearly show colour zoning. Some of the spheruls show terminated crystals within the vein.

Collected: 
06/05/2000
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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