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Wavellite from
Pwll Du Head, Bishopston, Swansea, Wales, UK

Locality type:Headland
Formula:Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Comments:White to sea-green and lime-green, acicular, radiating crystals of wavellite to a maximum of 25mm. Variscite as rare pale green spheres to 1mm and micro cacoxinite and crandallite all confirmed by XRD at the NMW and represent the first Welsh occurrences o
Validity:Believed Valid
References:No reference listed
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz1 photo of Wavellite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Variscite1 photo of Wavellite associated with Variscite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wavellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Pwll Du Head, Bishopston, Swansea, Wales, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Wavellite
9.0km (5.6 miles) A Cilifor Top (Hill), Llanrhidian, Swansea, Wales, UK
57.5km (35.7 miles) B Downrow Quarry, Bishop's Tawton, North Devon, Devon, England, UK
58.4km (36.3 miles) C High Down Quarry, Filleigh, North Devon, Devon, England, UK
116.3km (72.2 miles) D Hingston Down Quarry, Gunnislake, Calstock, Cornwall, England, UK
139.5km (86.7 miles) E Castle-an-Dinas Mine, Castle-an-Dinas, St Columb Major, Cornwall, England, UK
140.1km (87.1 miles) F Old Beam Mine (Great Beam Mine), Bugle, Treverbyn, Cornwall, England, UK
141.5km (87.9 miles) G Hensbarrow China Clay Pit, Stenalees, Treverbyn, Cornwall, England, UK
141.8km (88.1 miles) H Gunheath China Clay Pit, Stenalees, Treverbyn, Cornwall, England, UK
144.7km (89.9 miles) I Wheal Remfry (Wheal Remfrey) China Clay Pit, Fraddon, St Enoder, Cornwall, England, UK
145.2km (90.2 miles) J Stenna Gwyn Mine (Stennagwyn Mine), Foxhole, St Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall, England, UK
148.9km (92.5 miles) K Wheal Chance (Wheal Carnath), Pothole, St Mewan, Cornwall, England, UK
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