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Elbaite

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Description
Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.6 × 3.8 × 2 cm
Description

An old specimen with a green bottle elbaite crystal on dolomite from the famous Lengenbach Quarry.

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...
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