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Ashcroftine-(Y)

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Ashcroftine-(Y)

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1 × 1.2 cm
Description

Ashcroftine y on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ashcroftine-(Y)

Formula: 
K5Na5(Y,Ca)12Si28O70(OH)2(CO3)8·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.DN.15
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
5.0
Colour: 
Pink
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Narsaarsuk pegmatite (Narssârssuk pegmatite), Narsaarsuk Plateau, Igaliku (Igaliko), Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland
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