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Wavellite

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Wavellit
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Wavellit

BB: ca: 8,8 mm; Wavellit - "Garbe", FO: Dünsberg, Biebertal b. Gießen, Hessen

Collection: Harald Biecker
Copyright: Harald Biecker
Contribution: Harald Biecker 2019-12-22
Locality: Dünsberg / Biebertal / Gießen, Landkreis / Gießen, Bezirk / Hessen / Deutschland
Wavellit
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Wavellit

Dug Hill, Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA. Durchmesser des Aggregates 8 mm.

Copyright: skibbo
Contribution: skibbo 2013-02-24
Locality: Dug Hill / Avant / Garland Co. / Arkansas / USA
Wavellit
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Wavellit

High Down Quarry, Filleigh, North Devon, Devon, England, UK; Stufenbreite 2,8 cm.

Copyright: skibbo
Contribution: skibbo 2013-02-24
Locality: High Down Quarry / Filleigh / North Devon / Devon Co. / England / UK
Wavellit
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Wavellit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Humboldt Co., Nedvada

Copyright: Jean-Marc Johannet
Contribution: Hg 2010-03-15
Locality: Silver Coin Mine / Valmy / Iron Point District / Humboldt Co. / Nevada / USA
Wavellit
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Wavellit

Fundort: Dug Hill, Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas,USA - Größe: 7,5 x 5 cm

Collection: Mineralroli
Copyright: Mineralroli
Contribution: Mineralroli 2008-10-14
Locality: Dug Hill / Avant / Garland Co. / Arkansas / USA
Wavellit-Ball auf Quarz
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Wavellit-Ball auf Quarz

Größe des Balles: 10 mm; Fundort: Laharran Quarry, Tracton, Cork, Irland

Copyright: Barry Flannery
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-02-17
Locality: Laharran Quarry / Minane Bridge / Tracton / County Cork / Irland

Collectors Summary

Color blau, braun, bräunlichschwarz, farblos, grün
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz - Perlmuttglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5 - 4
Solubility +++ Säuren, !Detergentien, NH4OH
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pcmn
Morphology Kristalle strahlig, nadelig, bilden Kugeln

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Fluor, Phosphor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 413.4795976875 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 33.25

Info

Empirical formula:

Al3(PO4)2((OH)0.75F0.25)3·5H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

2.99

12.25

36.84

1.0079470

12.3473508

Oxygen

O

59.01

15.25

45.86

15.9994300

243.9913075

Fluorine

F

3.45

0.75

2.26

18.9984033

14.2488024

Aluminium

Al

19.58

3

9.02

26.9815382

80.9446146

Phosphorus

P

14.98

2

6.02

30.9737612

61.9475224

Anal­y­sis wt%

Al2O3 : 37.44, Fe2O3 : 0.64, P2O5 : 33.40, F : 2.79, H2O : 26.45 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

8.DC.50

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
D: Phosphate, mit weiteren Anionen, mit H2O
C: Mit ausschließlich mittelgroßen [Kationen], (OH, etc.):RO4 = 1:1 und < 2:1
50:Wavellit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VII/D.13-010

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
D: Wasserhaltige Phosphate, mit fremden Anionen
13: Mittelgroße Kationen: Cu-Zn-Mn-Al-Fe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

8.DC.240

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
D: Phosphates (+Anions +Water)
C: Phosphates, Valency for mediumsized Cations: 3
2: OH/XO4=1.5 Wavellite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

42.10.02.01

42: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
10: Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (AB)3 (XO4)2 Zq · x(H2O)
02: Wavellite Group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blau, braun, bräunlichschwarz, farblos, grün

Streak color

weiß

Lus­tre

Glasglanz - Perlmuttglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.02

Birefringence chart\! Wavellite title=Birefringence chart Wavellite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.53

RI value β

1.535

RI value γ / ε

1.55

Ri mean

1.538

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 71~

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

bläulich weiß

MW-UV (320nm)

 

grün

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

bläulich weiß

LW-UV Other Col­ors

           

weiß, gelblich weiß, blassgelb, grünlich, grünlich weiß, gelblich

SW-UV Other Col­ors

             

weiß, gelblich weiß, blassgelb, grün, grünlich, grünlich weiß, gelblich

Color SW-UV After­glow (254nm)

 

weiß

SW-UV After­glow Intensity

mittel

Image ⇒ Luminescence ⇒ excitation ⇒ UV longwave ~365nm (1 Images total)

Wavellit unter UV Kurzwelle
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Wavellit unter UV Kurzwelle

Fundort: High Down Quarry, North Devon, England; Blau durch UV Licht 395 - 400 nm

Collection: Bode
Copyright: Bode
Contribution: Bode 2017-07-13
Locality: High Down Quarry / Filleigh / North Devon / Devon Co. / England / UK

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

62

Space Group

Pcmn

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.60

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

17.31

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.98

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.555

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.403

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

1159.908

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

8.67(100),
8.41(100),
5.654(50),
4.812(20),
3.424(40),
3.220(60),
2.573(20),
2.105(20)

XRD chart Wavellite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Morphol­ogy

Kristalle strahlig, nadelig, bilden Kugeln

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.5 - 4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

160 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.3 - 2.4

2.368 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren, !Detergentien, NH4OH

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

UK/England/Devon Co./North Devon/Filleigh/High Down Quarry

Preface

Occurrences

Sekundärmineralbildung in Klüften von Al-reichen Gesteinen, Pegmatiten, auch metamorphe Bildung

Name from

dem englischen Physiker W. Wavell

Author (Name, Year)

Babington, 1805

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 4 (2000), 645

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Wavellite

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

8.DC.50

Allanpringite

Fe3+3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

8.DC.50

Fluorwavellite

Al3(PO4)2(OH)2F·5H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcnm

8.DC.50

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Wavellite

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

VII/D.13-010

Allanpringite

Fe3+3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

VII/D.13-015

Kingite

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·9H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/D.13-020

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Senegalite

Al2(PO4)(OH)3·H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : P21nb

8.DC.200

Ferristrunzite

Fe3+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

8.DC.220

Wavellite

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

8.DC.240

Allanpringite

Fe3+3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

8.DC.242

Santabarbaraite

Fe33+[(OH)3|(PO4)2]·5H2O

amorph

8.DC.245

Ferrisymplesite

Fe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)3·5H2O

8.DC.250

Sigloite

Fe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

8.DC.260

Kingite

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·9H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

8.DC.280

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Santabarbaraite

Fe33+[(OH)3|(PO4)2]·5H2O

amorph

42.10.01.02

Wavellite

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

42.10.02.01

Allanpringite

Fe3+3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

42.10.02.02

Kingite

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·9H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

42.10.03.01

Goldquarryite

Cd2CuAl3[F2|(PO4)2]·12 H2O

triklin : 1 : P1

42.10.05.01

Other languages

Dutch

Wavelliet

German

Wavellit

Spanish

Wavellita

French

Wavellite

English

Wavellite

Russian

Вавеллит

Ukrainian

Вавеліт

Simplified Chinese

银星石

Alternative Name

French

Alumine phosphatée

German

Bialit

Name nach Lucian Bia (?-1892), Entdecker von Belgisch-Kongo. Nach H.BUTTGENBACH ein neues Mineral von Mushishimano. Diskreditiert. Quelle: http://rruff.info/uploads/MM37_123.pdf

Spanish

Bialita

English

Bialite

Brazilianite (of Mawe)

Fischerit

Spanish

Fischerita

Fischerite

Hydrargillite (of Davy)

Kapnicite

Kapnikite (of Kenngott)

German

Lasionit

Spanish

Lasionita

Lasionite

German

Lazionit

Spanish

Lazionita

Lazionite

German

Striegisan

German

Thonerdephosphat

Uhligite (of Cornu)

Uhligite (of Slavik)

Wavellite (of Babington)

Italian

Zepharovichita

Japanese

銀星石

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