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Gadolinite-(Y)

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Gadolinite-(Y)

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Description
Locality: 
Laghetto Quarry, Cavagnano, Cuasso al Monte, Varese Province, Lombardy, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 1.3 × 1.1 cm
Weight: 
11.00gr
Description

A nice crystal of gadolinite-y free crystallized between mica. The gadolinite shows here a grey-green color.

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What's on the rock

Gadolinite-(Y)

Formula: 
Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Strunz: 
9.AJ.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Ytterby, Resarö, Vaxholm, Uppland, Sweden
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