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Ankinovichite

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Description
Locality: 
Kara-Chagyr Mountain, Fergana, Alai Range, Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.5 × 0.3 × 0.3 cm
Description

Yellow green crystal aggregates of the very rare and relatively new mineral ankinovichite (IMA 2002-063) from the type locality and only one of the two known localities worldwide.

Ankinovichite is a nickel-zinc-aluminium vanadate.

Mineral Data
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Ankinovichite

Formula: 
(Ni,Zn)Al4(V5+O3)2(OH)12·2.5H2O
Strunz: 
8.FE.05
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Kara-Chagyr Mountain, Fergana, Fergana Valley, Alai Range (Alay Range), Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
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