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Bakhchisaraitsevite & Nastrophite

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Bakhchisaraitsevite & Nastrophite

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Description
Locality: 
Kovdor Zheleznyi Mine, Kovdor Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.5 × 1.1 cm
Description

Aggregates of tabular cream yellow crystals of the very rare bakhchisaraitsevite from Kovdor, the type locality. According to the label it is associated to nastrophite, a rare species.

Ex Francis Hubert #12399.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bakhchisaraitsevite

Formula: 
Na2Mg5(PO4)4·7H2O
Strunz: 
8.CH.50
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kovdor Zheleznyi Mine (Iron Mine), Kovdor Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

Nastrophite

Formula: 
Na(Sr,Ba)PO4·9H2O
Strunz: 
8.CJ.15
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

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