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Kainosite-(Y)

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Kainosite-(Y)

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Description
Locality: 
Grignaschi Quarry, Cosasca, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.05cm
Description

A single crystal of Kainosite-(Y) is sitting in pegmatite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kainosite-(Y)

Formula: 
Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3)·H2O
Strunz: 
9.CF.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Igletjødn feldspar quarry (Igletjern), Hæstad, Hidra (Hitterø), Flekkefjord, Vest-Agder, Norway

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