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Adamsite-(Y) On Yttrofluorite

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Adamsite-(Y) On Yttrofluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Tysfjord, Nordland, Norway
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.3 × 1.6 × 2.2 cm
Description

Colorless adamsite y crystals on yttrofluorite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Adamsite-(Y)

Formula: 
NaY[CO3]2·6H2O
Strunz: 
5.CC.30
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada

Yttrofluorite

Variety Of: 

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Hardness: 
4.0
Formula: 
(Ca1-xYx)F2+x where 0.05< x <0.3
Hardness: 
0.0
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