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Cyrilovite Wavellite & Minyulite

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Cyrilovite Wavellite & Minyulite

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Description
Locality: 
Moculta Phosphate Quarry, Angaston, Barossa Valley, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.1 × 2.9 cm
Description

A superb specimen of pale yellow cyrilovite with both glassy sprays and psuedocubic minyulite crystals and sprays of translucent white wavellite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cyrilovite

Formula: 
NaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.10
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Cyrilov phosphate pegmatite (Cyrillhof), Velké Meziříčí, Vysočina Region, Moravia (Mähren; Maehren), Czech Republic

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

Minyulite

Formula: 
KAl2(PO4)2(OH,F)·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Minyulo Well, Dandaragan, Dandaragan Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Earthstones Australia

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