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Sidorenkite & Korobitsynite

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Sidorenkite & Korobitsynite

EDS & Raman confirmed no 04-04-sid

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Description
Locality: 
Shomiokitovoe, Umbozero, Alluaiv Mountain, Kola, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

Pale pinkish sidorenkite associated with korobitsnyite and elpidite. EDS & Raman confirmed no 04-04-sid. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sidorenkite

Formula: 
Na3Mn2+(CO3)(PO4)
Strunz: 
5.BF.10
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

Korobitsynite

Formula: 
Na2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2·3-4H2O
Strunz: 
9.CE.30a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...