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Latrappite

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Latrappite

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Description
Locality: 
St-Lawrence Columbium Mine, Oka, Laurentides, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Rich specimen of dark red to brown octahedral latrappite crystals on matrix, associated biotite, and magnetite, all embedded in calcite matrix.  Collected May 1983.  There are only three reported localities worldwide for this species.  Ex-Gilles Haineault specimen.

Mineral Data
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Latrappite

Formula: 
(Ca,Na)(Nb,Ti,Fe)O3
Strunz: 
4.CC.30
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Bond zone (Quebec Columbium Ltd. and Columbium Mining Products properties), Oka complex, Oka, Deux-Montagnes RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada

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