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Autunite With Aquamarine & Muscovite

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Autunite With Aquamarine & Muscovite

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Description
Locality: 
Dassu, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 6.2 × 2.5 cm
Description

A nice combination specimen of autunite with aquamarine & muscovite.

At base the aquamarine crystal is chipped , one small tiny crystal of schorl can also be seen at base.

A very nice captivating specimen from the locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Autunite

Formula: 
Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2·11H2O
Strunz: 
8.EB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Saint-Symphorien-de-Marmagne, Montcenis, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France

Aquamarine

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Formula: 
Be3Al2Si6O18
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Blue
Streak: 
White

Muscovite

Formula: 
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.15
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
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