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Wavellite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
(Bohemia), Czech Republic
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 5.5 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
29.00gr
Description

Isolated crystal hemipheres of brown wavellite to 7 mm on matrix with nice, wet-looking luster. Shows a pale greenish fluorescence under SW-UV.

This is a 19th century classic with label of notorious Charles Ottley Groom-Napier (1839-1894) alias "Prince of Mantua and Montferrat" ("Mus. M&M"). As usual, no exact locality is mentioned. See his interesting biography on minrecs biographical archive.

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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