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Schorl

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Schorl

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Locality: 
Pederneira Mine, São José da Safira, Paineira Claim, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.1 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

A well terminated, striated schorl crystal. There is a missing area at the back where a second crystal had once been attached. This damaged area is completely hidden in display.

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Schorl

Formula: 
Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.0
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