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Phenakite

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Phenakite

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, United States of America
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm
Description

Sharp lustrous phenakite rhombs perched on clusters of muscovite crystals

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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