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Bytownite

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Bytownite

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Locality: 
Carrock Mine, Grainsgill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 2.1 × 2 cm
Description

Bytownite in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bytownite

Variety Of: 

Anorthite

Formula: 
CaAl2Si2O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Formula: 
(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
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