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Leucophanite Schizolite & Albite

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Leucophanite Schizolite & Albite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Very nice and rich specimen of translucent to gemmy fluorescent leucophanite crystals associated with schizolite, albite, epididymite, rhodochrosite, aegirine, and calcite.  Collected by Gilles Haineault.  From a small private collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Leucophanite

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

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

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