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Cabalzarite

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Cabalzarite

Type Locality
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Falotta, Tinizong, Oberhalbstein Alps, Albula Region, Grisons, Switzerland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

Nice orange crystals of this rare mineral of the tsumcorite group has been found in only three locations in the world but the only one that has produced samples with appreciable crystals is Falotta which is its type locality. Good specimen.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cabalzarite

Formula: 
Ca(Mg,Al,Fe3+)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Strunz: 
8.CG.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Falotta, Tinizong (Tinzen), Oberhalbstein (Surses; Sursass), Albula Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland

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