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Elbaite & Quartz

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Elbaite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Pederneira Mine, São José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 4.1 × 3.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.70cm
Description

a good, well terminated, green elbaite crystal on quarz, from Pederneira mine, Sao Jose' de Safira

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...

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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