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Cleavelandite & Lepidolite

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Cleavelandite & Lepidolite

ex Collection Edgar Franz (ex Collection Tapani Mutanen )

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Description
Locality: 
Kaatiala Pegmatite, Vaasa, Eastern Finland Region, Finland
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.7 × 6.9 × 5.5 cm
Description

Nice clevelandite with lepidolite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

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

Lepidolite

Synonym Of: 

Mica Group

Formula: 
KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2 to K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2
Group Parent: 
Mica
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Colour: 
Pink, light purple, light rose red
Streak: 
White
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