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Milarite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Monte Cervandone Area, Devero Alp, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 1.2 × 1.1 cm
Description

Little but fantastic specimen featuring dozens , colourless milarite crystals; milarite of mount Cervandone is very appreciate also in single crystal; this is simply the best sample I ever saw

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Milarite

Formula: 
K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60·H2O
Strunz: 
9.CM.05
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Giuv Valley, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland