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Manandonite On Smoky Quartz

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Manandonite On Smoky Quartz

Type Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Antandrokomby, Manandona Valley, Ambositra, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 4 × 3 cm
Description

Type locality specimen of manandonite crystal aggregates (one broken) on slighty citrinish smoky quartz.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Manandonite

Formula: 
Li2Al4(Si2AlB)O10(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.ED.15
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Antandrokomby pegmatite, Manandona Valley, Sahatany Pegmatite Field (Mt Ibity area), Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
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