evansite

evansite

[′ev·ən‚zīt]
(mineralogy)
Al3(PO4)(OH)6·6H2O A colorless to milky white mineral consisting of a hydrated basic aluminum phosphate; occurs in massive form and as stalactites.
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Evansite [Al.sub.3](P[O.sub.4])(OH)[.sub.6] 8[H.sub.2]O
Pale orange, transparent, resinous masses of evansite, much resembling tree resin, are occasionally found in association with metavauxite.