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Benyacarite

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Benyacarite

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Description
Locality: 
Folgosinho, Gouveia, Guarda District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

Colourless rhombs of benyacarite in cavities filled with phosphosiderite. From analysed material. 

 

Mineral Data
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Benyacarite

Formula: 
(H2O,K)2(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(Fe3+,Ti)2Ti(PO4)4(O,F)2·14H2O
Strunz: 
8.DH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
El Criollo Mine, Cerro Blanco pegmatite district, Tanti, Punilla Department, Córdoba, Argentina
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