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Pezzottaite

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Pezzottaite

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Description
Locality: 
Sakavalana, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro, Ambatofinandrahana, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 4.6 × 3.5 cm
Description

Some pink, exagonal crystals of pezzottaite on albite from the type locality

Mineral Data
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Pezzottaite

Formula: 
Cs(Be2Li)Al2(Si6O18)
Strunz: 
9.CJ.60
Hardness: 
8.0 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Sakavalana mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro Commune, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar...