Group: Phosphates

Chemical composition: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

Colors: Green to yellowish-green and yellow, brown, white and colorless

Hardness: 3.5-4

Formation: Spherical, radial aggregates; striated prisms; crusty to stalactitic forms

Principal Sources: USA; England

Special Notes: Wavelite is found in fractures in aluminous metamorphic rock, in hydrothermal regions and in phosphate rock deposits.