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Wavellite from
Nanjing Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China

Locality type:Prefecture
Classification
Species:Wavellite
Formula:Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Comments:Reported from the oxidation zones of several iron ore deposits associated with porphyrites in the Nanjing, Wuhu and Luzong (Lujiang-Zongyang) volcanic areas. Studies show that it is a hypergene mineral formed from weathering of apatite (Wang et al., 1990).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Huatian Wang, Chunsun Zhang, and Jurui He (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(1), 58-65
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Mineral Data:Click here to view Wavellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nanjing Prefecture, Jiangsu Province, China
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