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Aquamarine & Foitite

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Aquamarine & Foitite

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Description
Locality: 
Erongo Mountains, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.5 × 0.7 cm
Weight: 
2.00gr
Description

Nice miniature with a pale blue transparent aquamarine and several dark, translucent foitite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aquamarine

Variety Of: 

Beryl

Formula: 
Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Formula: 
Be3Al2Si6O18
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Blue
Streak: 
White

Foitite

Formula: 
(□,Na)(Fe2+2Al)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3OH
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
California, USA
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