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Genthelvite Albite & Kupletskite

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Genthelvite Albite & Kupletskite

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.3 × 0.5 cm
Description

Sharp yellow genthelvite and kupleteskite crystals on albite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Genthelvite

Formula: 
Zn4(Be3Si3O12)S
Strunz: 
9.FB.10
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
West Cheyenne Canon, Cheyenne District (St. Peters Dome District), El Paso Co., Colorado, USA

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Finnbo (Finbo), Falun, Dalarna, Sweden

Kupletskite

Formula: 
(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F
Strunz: 
9.DC.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
Kuivchorr Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...
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