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Ilvaite

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Ilvaite

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Description
Locality: 
2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.2 × 7 × 3.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.30cm
Description

Very rich specimen loaded with very lustrous black long-prismatic ilvaite crystals up to 3.3 cm on a etched calcite matrix.

Very impressive and showy sample.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ilvaite

Formula: 
CaFe2+2Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BE.07
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Torre di Rio - Santa Filomena area (Monte della Torre), Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
Cartils Minerals

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