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Elbaite

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Elbaite

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Description
Locality: 
Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.3 × 1.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.50cm
Description

A fantastic specimen of tourmaline var elbaite crystals that came out from Karibib. Two pictures were taken with the light held behind the specimen... Weight: 12 gr.

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...
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