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Sérandite & Leucophanite

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Sérandite & Leucophanite

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

Classic serandite crystal associated with fluorescent leucophanite and aegirine.  Notice the colour zoning (phantom?) on the top of the crystal.   Collected by Roland Bouhelier.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sérandite

Formula: 
Na(Mn2+,Ca)2(HSi3O9)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Rouma Island (Roume Island; Roma Island; Ruma Island), Los Archipelago (Los Islands), Guinea

Leucophanite

Formula: 
NaCaBeSi2O6F
Strunz: 
9.DH.05
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Låven (Skådön; Lamö; Lamanskjaer), Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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