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Bertrandite & Phenakite

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Bertrandite & Phenakite

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Description
Locality: 
Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 0.8 cm
Description

Nice bertrandite and phenakite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bertrandite

Formula: 
Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Petit-Port, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de Loire, France

Phenakite

Formula: 
Be2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AA.05
Hardness: 
7.5 - 8.0
Type Locality: 
Izumrudnye Kopi area, Malyshevo, Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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