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                          Roger Weller, geology instructor

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Mineral Information on:
wardite

Chemical Group:

Chemical Formula:    
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4.2H2O

Color:    colorless to light green                    

Streak:   white

 

Hardness:  5               Specific Gravity:    2.8            

Luster: vitreous

Cleavage: 1 direction

 

Crystal Forms: Tetragonal System-trapezohedral, squashed pseudo-octahedrons

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Toxicity:      when-swallowed-                            when inhaled-

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