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Wavellite from
Castle Dome Mine (Castle Dome deposit; Pinto Valley deposit), Castle Dome area (Castle Dome Mine area; Pinto Valley Mine area), Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Wavellite
Formula:Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Comments:Occurs localized as incrustations on the walls of fractures within the chalcocite zone.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 296, 418; Peterson, N.P. (1947), Phosphate minerals in the Castle Dome copper deposit, AZ, Am.Min.: 32: 574-582; Peterson, N.P., et al (1951), Geology and ore deposits of the Castle Dome area, Gila Co., USGS Bull. 971; Peterson, N.P. (1962), Geology and ore deposits of the Globe-Miami District, Arizona, USGS PP 342: 76; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 74.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Metatorbernite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wavellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Castle Dome Mine (Castle Dome deposit; Pinto Valley deposit), Castle Dome area (Castle Dome Mine area; Pinto Valley Mine area), Inspiration, Miami-Inspiration District, Globe-Miami District, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Wavellite
208.4km (129.5 miles) A β“˜Emerald Mine, Silver Plume Mine (Emerald & Silver Plume Mine group), Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
210.0km (130.5 miles) B β“˜Gallagher Vanadium & Rare Minerals Corporation Mine (Gallagher vanadium property; Bradsher Mine; Stella Mine; Vogel Mine; Buena Vista Mine), Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
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