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Gatumbaite & Burangaite

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Gatumbaite & Burangaite

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Description
Locality: 
Buranga Pegmatite, Gatumba, Ngororero District, Western Province, Rwanda
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.6 × 1.6 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with rich, white radiating gatumbaite and blue needles of burangaite in phosphate matrix from the type locality for both species. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gatumbaite

Formula: 
CaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
8.DJ.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Colour: 
white
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Buranga pegmatite, Gatumba District, Western Province, Rwanda

Burangaite

Formula: 
NaFe2+Al5(PO4)4(OH)6·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DK.15
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Buranga pegmatite, Gatumba District, Western Province, Rwanda

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