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Bavenite

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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: 
5.5 × 3.1 × 2.1 cm
Description

A very rich specimen featuring several white lamellar crystals of bavenite on quartz and albite from its type locality, Baveno, Italy

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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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