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Elbaite

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Elbaite

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Description
Locality: 
Varuträsk, Skellefteå, Västerbotten County, Sweden
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 3.6 × 2.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.80cm
Weight: 
32.00gr
Description

Green-yellow elbaite crystal with broken, but healed end on quartz-feldspar matrix.

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...