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Triplite & Samarskite-(Y)

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Triplite & Samarskite-(Y)

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Description
Locality: 
White Rock Feldspar Mine, Old Boolcoomata Station, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.3 × 1.6 cm
Description

 A mass of dark brown to black, crystalline triplite with some minor lustrous black samarskite Y

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Triplite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)(F,OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Chanteloube, Razès, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France

Samarskite-(Y)

Formula: 
(Y,Fe3+,Fe2+,U,Th,Ca)2(Nb,Ta)2O8
Strunz: 
4.DB.25
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Blyumovskaya Pit (Blum Pit; Pit No. 50), Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
Earthstones Australia

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