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Hydroxylherderite With Feldspar

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Hydroxylherderite With Feldspar

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Description
Locality: 
Doko, Basha Valley, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 13 × 7.5 cm
Description

A section of bright gemmy mint green terminated rare hydroxylherderite crystals over pink-brown feldspar.Most of the hydroxylherderite crystals are perfect while minor chapping/etching can be seen on some crystals.

Overall a very nice large unusual combination specimen from the locality.

 

 

 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hydroxylherderite

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

Feldspar

Group Parent: 
Feldspar Group