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Danburite

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Danburite

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Description
Locality: 
Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 0.9 × 0.5 cm
Description

Attractive, water-clear, gemmy and fully terminated danburite crystal from Charcas. No damage on the crystal present. Very fine and aesthetic sample.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Danburite

Formula: 
CaB2Si2O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.65
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
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