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Bavenite

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Description
Locality: 
Seula Mine, Mount Camoscio, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

A group of yellow, lamellar crystals of bavenite from the type locality, on albite and orthoclase

Mineral Data
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Bavenite

Formula: 
Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DF.25
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.5
Colour: 
White
Type Locality: 
Seula mine (ex Montecatini quarry), Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
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