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Thornasite

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Thornasite

Bob Rothenberg collection
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Demix-Varennes Quarry, Varennes & St-Amable, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.3 × 0.2 × 0.2 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small bit of matrix with a few extremely rare thornasite crystals. This was the best find ever of this species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Thornasite

Formula: 
(Na,K)12Th3[Si8O19]4·18H2O
Strunz: 
9.GF.50
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada

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