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Zorite & Magnesio-arfvedsonite

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Zorite & Magnesio-arfvedsonite

ex. dealer stock Peter Bosse (Kassel/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
Yubileinaya Pegmatite, Karnasurt Mountain, Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.4 × 1.6 cm
Description

Zorite with magnesio arfedsonite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zorite

Formula: 
Na8(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,O)5·14H2O
Strunz: 
9.DG.45
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 4.0
Colour: 
Rose-red
Type Locality: 
Yubileinaya pegmatite (Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja), Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

Magnesio-arfvedsonite

Formula: 
{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.25
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Hpakant-Tawmaw Jade Tract, Hpakant Township (Hpakan; Phakant; Phakan), Mohnyin District (Moe Hnyin District), Kachin State, Burma (Myanmar)