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Elbaite & Cleavelandite

ex A.A. Damour
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.2 × 4.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

A late 19th century US classic from Massachusetts: a matrix of sheet-like claevelandite and quartz host dark blueish-greenish elbaite with some pinkish parts/cores (watermelons) too. Comes with A.A. Damour label. Probably from the Clark Ledge pegmatite, a granite pegmatite in the Berkshire pegmatite field which was found about 1811 by Dr. David Hunt of Northampton, Massachusetts.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0

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