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Jeremejevite

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Jeremejevite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.5 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Description

Jeremejevite from the new find in the Erongo Mountains.

This is the first piece on matrix that we have managed to get. Though many of the crystals are broken, it is still very collectible speciment and very rare.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Jeremejevite

Formula: 
Al6(BO3)5(F,OH)3
Strunz: 
6.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Soktuj Gora (Mount Soktuj), Adun-Cholon Range, Nerchinsk Gem mines, Nerchinsk (Nertschinsk), Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia...