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Zunyite

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Locality: 
Qalat-e Bala Salt Dome, Bandar-Abbas County, Hormozgan Province, Iran
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.6 × 1.2 × 1.1 cm
Description

A twin of zunyite or two very sharp zunyite crystals with good luster, coloured by red hematite inclusions and with some small brilliant foliaceous hematite partially included in faces. Very clean tetrahedron form, truncated by cube faces.

Specimens of twin zunyite are extremely rare on the mineral market since almost all specimens are floaters.

A good sized and perfect crystallographic specimen of this rare species.

New find in Iran.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Zunyite

Formula: 
Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl
Strunz: 
9.BJ.55
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zuni Mine (Zuñi Mine), Anvil Mountain, Red Mountain District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA

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