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  Augelite is an aluminium phosphate mineral with formula: Al2(PO4)(OH)3. The shade varies from colorless to white, yellow or rose. Its crystal system is monoclinic.[1]

It was first described for an occurrence at Varmland, Sweden in 1868 and derives its name from the Greek αύγή in reference to its pearly lustre.[2][3]


  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: "Dana's new mineralogy", p. 851. John Wiley & Sons, 1997
  2. ^ Mindat
  3. ^ Mineralogy Handbook
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