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Betafite

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Locality: 
Ambatoasana, Soavinandriana District, Itasy, Madagascar
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.7 × 1.2 cm
Description

This very rare isometric mineral is a member of the pyrochlore group. It was redefined by Donald Hogarth in 1961. The specimen is well shaped and could be ranked as rarity. The specimen was discovered in the late 60ties/early 70ties. 

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Betafite

Synonym Of: 

Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)

Formula: 
(Ca,U)2(Ti,Nb)2O6(OH)
Strunz: 
4.DH.15
Hardness: 
3.0 - 5.5

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