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Wavellite

Pictures (383 Images total)

Wavellit
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Wavellit
BB: ca: 8,8 mm; Wavellit - "Garbe", FO: Dünsberg, Biebertal b. Gießen, Hessen
Copyright: Harald Biecker; Contribution: Harald Biecker
Collection: Harald Biecker
Location: Deutschland/Hessen/Gießen, Bezirk/Gießen, Landkreis/Biebertal/Dünsberg
Mineral: Wavellite
Image: 1577007096
Rating: 9.67 (votes: 6)
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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
Location: USA/Arkansas/Garland Co./Avant/Dug Hill
Mineral: Wavellite
Image: 1361694255
Rating: 8.81 (votes: 21)
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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
Location: UK/England/Devon Co./North Devon/Filleigh/High Down Quarry
Mineral: Wavellite
Image: 1361711044
Rating: 8.53 (votes: 15)
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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
Location: USA/Nevada/Humboldt Co./Iron Point District/Valmy/Silver Coin Mine
Mineral: Wavellite
Image: 1268663958
Rating: 9.09 (votes: 11)
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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
Copyright: Mineralroli; Contribution: Mineralroli
Collection: Mineralroli
Location: USA/Arkansas/Garland Co./Avant/Dug Hill
Mineral: Wavellite
Image: 1224002055
Rating: 9 (votes: 9)
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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
Location: Irland/County Cork/Tracton/Minane Bridge/Laharran Quarry
Mineral: Wavellite
Image: 1234908269
Rating: 8.78 (votes: 9)
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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 LW-UV Afterglow (365nm)

 

grünlich weiß

Color SW-UV Afterglow (254nm)

 

weiß

SW-UV Afterglow Intensity

mittel

Image ⇒ Luminescence ⇒ excitation ⇒ UV longwave ~365nm (2 Images total)

Wavellit unter UV Licht
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Wavellit unter UV Licht
Wavellit unter UV 365 nm gefiltert
Copyright: Bode; Contribution: Bode
Collection: Bode
Location: UK/England/Devon Co./North Devon/Filleigh/High Down Quarry
Mineral: Wavellite
Image: 1643386187
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Wavellit unter UV Licht

Wavellit unter UV 365 nm gefiltert

Collection: Bode
Copyright: Bode
Contribution: Bode 2022-01-28
Locality: High Down Quarry / Filleigh / North Devon / Devon Co. / England / UK
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
Copyright: Bode; Contribution: Bode
Collection: Bode
Location: UK/England/Devon Co./North Devon/Filleigh/High Down Quarry
Mineral: Wavellite
Image: 1499978089
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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

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

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Wav

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