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Wendwilsonite

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Wendwilsonite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Bou Azzer Mine, Amerzgane, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.1 × 4.1 × 2.7 cm
Description

What an eye-catching sample of this very rare mineral - named in honor to Wndell Wilson, owner of the famous Mineralogical Records Magazine. The crystals show intense purple color, they are free-standing and also the luster is over the roof. No significant damages to report - and who ever did say that rare things are black and ugly!

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Wendwilsonite

Formula: 
Ca2Mg(AsO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CG.10
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

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