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Ilvaite

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Description
Locality: 
Serifos Island, Milos, South Aegean, Greece
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm
Weight: 
25.00gr
Description

Twinned ilvaite crystal with nice termination.

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Ilvaite

Formula: 
CaFe2+2Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BE.07
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Torre di Rio - Santa Filomena area (Monte della Torre), Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy
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