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Barytolamprophyllite & Raite

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Barytolamprophyllite & Raite

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Description
Locality: 
Lovozero Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.7 × 1.5 cm
Description

Pale yellow acicular crystals of the rare barytolamprophyllite associated to raite, penkvilksite, eudialyite, bornemanite and lorenzenite.

Ex Dr. Hartel collection, x-rayed.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Barytolamprophyllite

Formula: 
(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)
Strunz: 
9.BE.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Kukisvumchorr Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

Raite

Formula: 
Na4Mn2+3Ti0.25Si8O20(OH)2·10H2O
Strunz: 
9.EE.55
Hardness: 
3.0 - 0.0
Streak: 
Yellow
Type Locality: 
Yubileinaya pegmatite (Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja), Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

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