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Wavellite from
Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Iron Point District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Wavellite
Formula:Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Comments:Also confirmed by XRD. Associated with turquoise
Habit:radiating striated blades
Colour:colorless
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Optical Analysis
References
References:Dr. William S. Wise presentation to Northwest Micro Mineral Study Group on 1 May 2004, Update on Mineralogy of the Silver Coin Mine, Iron Point District, Edna Mountains, Humboldt Co., Nevada
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Turquoise12 photos of Wavellite associated with Turquoise at this locality.
Variscite6 photos of Wavellite associated with Variscite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Wavellite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Meurigite-K3 photos of Wavellite associated with Meurigite-K at this locality.
Chlorargyrite2 photos of Wavellite associated with Chlorargyrite at this locality.
Strengite1 photo of Wavellite associated with Strengite at this locality.
Kidwellite1 photo of Wavellite associated with Kidwellite at this locality.
Perhamite1 photo of Wavellite associated with Perhamite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wavellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Silver Coin Mine, Valmy, Iron Point District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Wavellite
19.0km (11.8 miles) A Redhouse Barite Mine, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
81.7km (50.8 miles) B Goldstrike Mines, Lynn District, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA
84.0km (52.2 miles) C Carlin Gold mine, Elko, Lynn District, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA
95.0km (59.0 miles) D Gold Quarry Mine (Maggie claims; Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology Sample Site No. 1560; Deep West Ore Body), Maggie Creek Subdistrict, Carlin Trend, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA
113.1km (70.3 miles) E Rosebud Mine (Hecla Rosebud Mine), Rosebud District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
116.0km (72.1 miles) F Rain Mine, Carlin District, Elko Co., Nevada, USA
216.9km (134.8 miles) G VanNavSan Claim (Van Nav Sand claim), Fish Creek Range, Gibellini District, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA
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