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Väyrynenite With Hydroxylherderite & Microcline

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Väyrynenite With Hydroxylherderite & Microcline

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Description
Locality: 
Nyet Bruk, Braldu Valley, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 3.5 × 2.6 cm
Description

 An aesthetic nice combination specimen of vayrynenite with will terminated hydroxylherderite hosts to well doubly terminated microcline.

A really nice captivating specimen.

 

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Väyrynenite

Formula: 
Mn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)
Strunz: 
8.BA.05
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Viitaniemi pegmatite, Eräjärvi area, Orivesi, Western and Inner Finland Region, Finland

Hydroxylherderite

Formula: 
CaBe(PO4)(OH,F)
Strunz: 
8.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Streak: 
white

Microcline

Formula: 
KAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway