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Tungusite

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Tungusite

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Locality: 
Nizhnyaya Tunguska River Basin, Evenkia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian Federation
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small specimen composed of platy green cleavages of tungusite intergrown with white gyrolite from the type locality. 

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Tungusite

Formula: 
Ca4Fe2Si6O15(OH)6
Strunz: 
9.EE.30
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Tura, Nizhnyaya Tunguska River Basin (Lower Tunguska River), Evenkia (Evenkiyskiy Autonomous okrug), Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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