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Zunyite

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Locality: 
Qalat-e Bala Salt Dome, Bandar-Abbas County, Hormozgan Province, Iran
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.3 × 1 × 1.3 cm
Description

This specimen is from a new, smaller find in 2018. Zunyite represents a great rarity, only a limited number reached the market and under the current political circumstances this is most likely the last material which comes out. It shows sharp termination and fine luster.

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What's on the rock

Zunyite

Formula: 
Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Strunz: 
9.BJ.55
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zuni Mine (Zuñi Mine), Anvil Mountain, Red Mountain District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
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