Wardite, Childrenite

Specimen ID: Q65-0U1

Mineral(s)
Wardite : NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O
Childrenite : Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2·H2O
Locality
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
4.7cm x 3.7cm x 3.5cm
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Fine sharp crystals of wardite to 1.0 cm in size are thick over a 4.7 x 3.7 x 3.5 cm matrix. The matrix is mostly coated by micro crystalline brown childrenite. These are fine crystals for the species. Ex Lloyd Tate collection. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 23: 3-47.
Dan Weinrich - 16th July 2011

Photo added to mindat.org

Fine sharp crystals of wardite to 1.0 cm in size are thick over a 4.7 x 3.7 x 3.5 cm matrix. The matrix is mostly coated by micro crystalline brown childrenite. These are fine crystals for the species. Ex Lloyd Tate collection. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 23: 3-47.
Dan Weinrich - 16th July 2011
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