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Lorenzenite

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Lorenzenite

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Description
Locality: 
Selsurt Mountain, Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3.1 × 3.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.80cm
Description

Brown, lustrous, prismatic lorenzenite crystal 28 mm tall on matrix from Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. The crystal is rather well developed with only very minor imperfections. The matrix is, unfortunately, rather crudely prepared with many traces of saw, but the crystal is still very nice and rather sharp and lustrous.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Lorenzenite

Formula: 
Na2Ti2(Si2O6)O3
Strunz: 
9.DB.10
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Narsaarsuk pegmatite (Narssârssuk pegmatite), Narsaarsuk Plateau, Igaliku (Igaliko), Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

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