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Kerimasite

Rare Mineral

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Locality: 
Caspar Quarry, Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.3 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm
Description

Kerimasite is a very rare, fairly new Ca-Zr-silicate mineral of garnet structural group. It froms yellow brown grains is matrix. Label says this piece is part of the material has been tested by V.V.Sharygin.

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Kerimasite

Formula: 
Ca3Zr2(SiO4)(Fe3+O4)2
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Kerimasi volcano, Arusha Region, Tanzania
Loranth Minerals

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