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Triplite With Smoky Quartz

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Triplite With Smoky Quartz

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Baha, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 2 × 2.3 cm
Description

A rare phosphate mineral  Triplite : Mn2+Fe2+0.5Mg0.3Ca0.2(PO4)F0.75(OH)0.25 in combination with a well terminated smoky quartz crystal.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Triplite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Chanteloube, Razès, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
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