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Elbaite With Apatite & Mica

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Elbaite With Apatite & Mica

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Description
Locality: 
Stak Nala, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3.7 × 2 cm
Description

An attractive nice specimen of elbaite combine with apatite and mica . There is no damage in elbaite , only a very small natural etching can be seen in elbaite.

A very nice captivating specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

Apatite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Hydroxylapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5

Mica

Group Parent: 
Mica Group