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Euxenite-(Y) & Albite

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Euxenite-(Y) & Albite

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Description
Locality: 
Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 3.1 × 3.1 cm
Description

a group of colourless albite crystals hosts two light brown euxenite -Y crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Euxenite-(Y)

Formula: 
(Y,Ca,Ce,U,Th)(Nb,Ti,Ta)2O6
Strunz: 
4.DG.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Undisclosed pegmatite, Jølster, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden