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Chiolite

Ex coll. Dipl.Min. Manfred Schaeffer

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Description
Locality: 
Ivigtut, Ivittuut, Arsuk Fjord, Sermersooq, Greenland
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3 × 2.5 cm
Description

A pure specimen of colorless pearly lustrous chiolite.

Ex collection Dipl. Min. Manfred Schaeffer, Detmold

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Chiolite

Formula: 
Na5Al3F14
Strunz: 
3.CE.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Pit No. 69 (G.I. Gasberg's Topaz-Cryolite Pit), Ilmen Natural Reserve, Ilmen Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

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