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Elbaite On Smoky Quartz

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Elbaite On Smoky Quartz

ex collection Otfried Kopp
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Description
Locality: 
Golconda Pegmatite, Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.3 × 6.2 × 5 cm
Weight: 
393.00gr
Description

Green and green-pink ('watermelon') elbaite crystals on a huge, broken smoky quartz crystal.

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...

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

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