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Armenite

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Armenite

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Description
Locality: 
Remigny, Temiscamingue County, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4 × 2.5 cm
Description

Radiating, un-terminated, white to colourless armenite crystals to 3.8 cm. Crystals from this locality are not known to be terminated.

At the time of the discovery of the Remigny  Occurrence in the mid-1980's, armenite was reported at only one other location worldwide, the Armen Mine in Norway.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Armenite

Formula: 
BaCa2Al6Si9O30·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.CM.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Armen Mine, Overberget Mining Field, Kongsberg Silver Mining District, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway

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