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Stibiomicrolite With Tourmaline Phlogopite & Cleavelandite

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Stibiomicrolite With Tourmaline Phlogopite & Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3 × 6.5 × 5.5 cm
Description

A superb rare gemmy bright lustrous stibiomicrolite crystal incombination with tourmaline, phlogopite hosts to cleavelandite matrix, Undmaged nice captivating unusual specimen 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tourmaline

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

Phlogopite

Formula: 
KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Streak: 
White

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

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