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Betpakdalite-CaCa

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Betpakdalite-CaCa

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Description
Locality: 
Kara Oba, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2 × 2.3 cm
Description

Nice yellow betpakdellite in matrix

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Betpakdalite-CaCa

Formula: 
[Ca2(H2O)17Ca(H2O)6][Mo86+As25+Fe33+O36(OH)]
Strunz: 
7/C.33-30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3
Colour: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast'), Kazakhstan...
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