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Morganite With Tantalite-(Mn) Mica & Cleavelandite

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Morganite With Tantalite-(Mn) Mica & Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Darrah I Pech, Chapa Dara District, Kunar Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
5 × 10 × 8 cm
Description

A very good sharp well terminated gemmy unusual morganite variety of beryl crystal incombination with Tantalite Mn , well terminated quartz crystals, Mica carystals hosts to cleavelandite matrix, Undamaged , Perfect specimen. A really good specimen inperson. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Morganite

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Tantalite-(Mn)

Formula: 
MnTa2O6
Strunz: 
4.DB.35
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Utö Mines, Utö, Södermanland, Sweden

Mica

Group Parent: 
Mica Group

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0