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Tantalite-(Mn) With Tourmaline & Cleavelandite

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Tantalite-(Mn) With Tourmaline & Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Bulochi, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 2.3 × 1.9 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Description

A beautiful gemmy sharp well terminated extremely lustrous Tantalite man crystal hosts to well terminated tourmaline completely covered by cleavelandite, undamaged nice perfect gemmy glassy manganotantalite specimen, 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tantalite-(Mn)

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

Tourmaline

Formula: 
A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

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