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Phenakite

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Phenakite

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Description
Locality: 
Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 6 × 4 cm
Description

Gemmy and lustrous phenakite crystals on matrix from the famous locale in Namibia.

Ex Armin Wendland collection

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phenakite

Formula: 
Be2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AA.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Type Locality: 
Izumrudnye Kopi area, Malyshevo, Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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