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Zanazziite Kosnarite & Cleavelandite

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Zanazziite Kosnarite & Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Jenipapo District, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.2 × 6 × 5.5 cm
Weight: 
323.00gr
Description

here a large cluster of clevelandite hosting hundreds brown-orange and pink zanazziite crystals var. Mn-zanazziite and minor kosnarite crystals ; purchased in Taquaral on 2011

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zanazziite

Formula: 
Ca2Mg5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2O
Strunz: 
8.DA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Ilha claim, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Kosnarite

Formula: 
KZr2(PO4)3
Strunz: 
8.AC.60
Crystal System: 
Trigonal Pseudo-cubic
Hardness: 
4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0
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