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Diaspore

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Diaspore

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Description
Locality: 
Mugla, Bursa Province, Marmara Region, Turkey
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 0.9 × 0.5 cm
Description

This is a very rare varity of Diaspore: Zultanite. Depending on light source and angle the crystal changes the colour from light green to blue and even light pink. The crystal shows a "v"-formed habit, the termination is razor sharp and faces are highly lustrous. The specimen is developed as floater, minor contacts are present but no damages.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Diaspore

Formula: 
AlO(OH)
Strunz: 
4.FD.10
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Mramorskii Zavod (Mramorsk Zavod), Kosoi Brod Village, Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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