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Schizolite Albite & Polylithionite

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Schizolite Albite & Polylithionite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13 × 12 × 7.5 cm
Description

Classic specimen of schizolite crystals associated with fluorescent crystals of polylithionite, albite and leucophanite, and with very small rhodochrosite crystals.  Collected by Gilles Haineault.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Schizolite

Formula: 
NaCaMnSi3O8(OH)
Crystal System: 
Triclinic

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

Polylithionite

Formula: 
KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.20
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Kangerluarsuk Fjord (Kangerdluarssuq Fjord), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland
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