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Elbaite Var Rubellite

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Elbaite Var Rubellite

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Description
Locality: 
Virgem Da Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5 × 8.2 × 4.6 cm
Description

Several red rubellite crystals in lepidolite matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

Rubellite

Variety Of: 

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Hardness: 
7
Hardness: 
0.0
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