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Wavellite from
Edi-Cheshunt turquoise field, Whitfield, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia

Classification
Species:Wavellite
Formula:Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Comments:"Wavellite is rare as thin colourless rosettes of fibrous crystals on joint planes in black slate. It also occurs as compact, white, fibrous linings to veins filled with turquoise."
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:W. D. Birch and D. A. Henry in Phosphate Minerals of Victoria, p.83-90.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wavellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Edi-Cheshunt turquoise field, Whitfield, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Wavellite
28.6km (17.7 miles) A Greta South turquoise field, Greta South, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
45.9km (28.5 miles) B Fry's Hut, Merrijig, Mansfield Shire, Victoria, Australia
48.7km (30.3 miles) C Phosphate Hill, Mansfield, Mansfield Shire, Victoria, Australia
52.7km (32.7 miles) D Howe's Creek Phosphate Belt, Mansfield, Mansfield Shire, Victoria, Australia
70.8km (44.0 miles) E Peechelba wavellite occurrence (Killawarra; Boweya), Warby Ranges, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
164.5km (102.2 miles) F Lancefield, Macedon Ranges Shire, Victoria, Australia
214.6km (133.4 miles) G Lavers Hill, Fish Creek, Hoddle Range, South Gippsland Shire, Victoria, Australia
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