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Aeschynite-(Y)

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Aeschynite-(Y)

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Description
Locality: 
Mølland Quarries, Iveland, Agder, Norway
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4 × 7 × 1.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

Large brown aeshynite-y crystals in mica from an old collection.

Rare.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aeschynite-(Y)

Formula: 
(Y,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Strunz: 
4.DF.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Urstad Feldspar Mine, Hidra (Hitterø), Flekkefjord, Vest-Agder, Norway
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