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Elbaite With Cleavelandite

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Elbaite With Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.5 × 3 cm
Description

Superb transparant radiating green elbaite crystals up to 2.5cm in length contrasting well with a stack of well formed lustrous cleavelandite crystals.

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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