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Wavellite from
Greta South turquoise field, Greta South, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia

Classification
Species:Wavellite
Formula:Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Comments:"Wavellite forms hemispherical clusters, 1 to 2 mm across, of fibrous white crystals on quartz crystals lining veins in brecciated slate. Hyalite may coat the wavellite."
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Birch, W.D. & Henry D.A. (1993) Phosphate Minerals of Victoria. The Mineralogical Society of Victoria - Special publication No.3 (192p) pp.83-90.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wavellite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Greta South turquoise field, Greta South, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Wavellite
28.6km (17.7 miles) A Edi-Cheshunt turquoise field, Whitfield, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
48.4km (30.0 miles) B Phosphate Hill, Mansfield, Mansfield Shire, Victoria, Australia
48.8km (30.4 miles) C Peechelba wavellite occurrence (Killawarra; Boweya), Warby Ranges, Rural City of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
53.8km (33.5 miles) D Howe's Creek Phosphate Belt, Mansfield, Mansfield Shire, Victoria, Australia
61.4km (38.2 miles) E Fry's Hut, Merrijig, Mansfield Shire, Victoria, Australia
149.6km (93.0 miles) F Lancefield, Macedon Ranges Shire, Victoria, Australia
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