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Dravite

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Description
Locality: 
Pajaru, Jajarkot District, Karnali Pradesh, Nepal
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.4 × 2.1 cm
Description

This crystal is sharp terminated all around, double terminated and very glossy - the translucency is remarkable, minor backlight is enough to show an intense yellow-brown internal color. Rare material from this uncommon locality in excellent quality.

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Dravite

Formula: 
Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Dobrova, Dravograd (Unterdrauburg), Slovenia
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