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Wavellite from
Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania

Classification
Species:Wavellite
Formula:Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Habit:Snow-white 1-cm spheroids scattered over plates of crystalline dolomite and quartz.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 963; Szakáll, S., Ed. (2002): Minerals of the Carpathians. Christian Weise Verlag, Munich, Germany, 480 pp.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite2 photos of Wavellite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Siderite1 photo of Wavellite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Wavellite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wavellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania
Nearest other occurrences of Wavellite
10.9km (6.8 miles) A Dănești, Dănești village, Șișești Commune, Maramureș Co., Romania
145.1km (90.2 miles) B Pestera din Valea Rea, Pietroasa, Bihor Co., Romania
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