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Agardite-(Y) from
Wanni glacier - Scherbadung area (Monte Cervandone), Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley), Binn Valley, Valais, Switzerland

Locality type:Area
Classification
Species:Agardite-(Y)
Formula:YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Comments:Decomposition product of Cafarsite
Habit:Thin crusts on Cafarsite, also in radiating spheres and as isolated fibrous crystals to 0.5 µm in diameter
Colour:Green
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 24
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cafarsite1 photo of Agardite-(Y) associated with Cafarsite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Agardite-(Y) associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Agardite-(Y) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wanni glacier - Scherbadung area (Monte Cervandone), Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley), Binn Valley, Valais, Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Agardite-(Y)
1.2km (0.7 miles) Pizzo Bandiera, Mt. Cervandone area (Scherbadung; Cherbadung; incl. Conca del Cervandone; Ghiacciaio della Rossa), Devero Alp, Baceno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
49.2km (30.6 miles) Scala dei Ratti Quarry (Ratti Quarry; Scala Quarry), Feriolo, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
50.3km (31.2 miles) Seula mine (ex Montecatini quarry), Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
68.8km (42.8 miles) Puricelli Quarry, Cuasso al Monte, Varese Province, Lombardy, Italy
89.0km (55.3 miles) Tête des Econduits, Mont Chemin, Martigny, Valais, Switzerland
 
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