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Murmanite

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Murmanite

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Description
Locality: 
Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.3 × 4 × 3.5 cm
Description

Very rich specimen of intergrown, pinkish murmanite crystals in matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Murmanite

Formula: 
Na2Ti2(Si2O7)O2·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.BE.27
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Chinglusuai River Valley, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...