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Zanazziite Wardite & Elbaite

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Zanazziite Wardite & Elbaite

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Description
Locality: 
Pirineus Claim, Monte Belo, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2.2 × 1.1 cm
Description

a light blue elbaite crystal and several brown zanazziite crystals are on a group of white crystals of wardite from a new occourence of Pirineus claim

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

Wardite

Formula: 
NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.DL.10
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Oquirrh Mts, Utah Co., Utah, USA

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...
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