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Zircon

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Malosa, Zomba, Southern Region, Malawi
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 7 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Description

Hundreds of brown (smaller crystals are gemmy) zircon crystals on feldspar all over the specimen.

Very interesting combination with other rare minerals as parisite-Ce, minor xenotime-Y and fergusonite-Y.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zircon

Formula: 
ZrSiO4
Strunz: 
9.AD.30
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
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