Minerals identify

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Wavellite

Phosphate mineral

Wavellite is an aluminium mineral 4)2(OH. Distinct crystals are rare, and it normally occurs as translucent green radial or spherical clusters.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Green
Brown
White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.518
1.524
1.544

Luster ( interacts light )

Resinous
Vitreous
Pearly

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic