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Vantasselite from
Bihain, Vielsalm, Stavelot Massif, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgium

Classification
Species:Vantasselite
Formula:Al4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2O
Habit:Orthorombic, rosettes of thin tabular crystals.
Colour:White
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Bull.Min.(1987) 110, 647-656; J.W. Anthony, R.A. Bideaux, K.W. Bladh, M.C. Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV (2000); Daltry, Vaughn & Deliens, Michel (1994) The Type Mineralogy of Belgium . Annals of the Belgium Geological Society 116:15-28
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Cacoxenite
Clinochlore
Cryptomelane
Lithiophorite
Muscovite
Quartz
Turquoise
Variscite
Wavellite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Variscite5 photos of Vantasselite associated with Variscite at this locality.
Cacoxenite3 photos of Vantasselite associated with Cacoxenite at this locality.
Wavellite1 photo of Vantasselite associated with Wavellite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vantasselite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bihain, Vielsalm, Stavelot Massif, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgium
Nearest other occurrences of Vantasselite
1.3km (0.8 miles) Ottré, Vielsalm, Stavelot Massif, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgium
 
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