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Genthelvite Rhodochrosite Albite Pyrochlore Polylithionite & Aegirine

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Genthelvite Rhodochrosite Albite Pyrochlore Polylithionite & Aegirine

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Description
Locality: 
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.4 × 1.8 × 1 cm
Description

Yellow gentelvite cluster with white albite, red pyroclore, yellow polylithionite on aegirine needles. 

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

Rhodochrosite

Formula: 
MnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania

Albite

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

Pyrochlore

Synonym Of: 

Pyrochlore Group

Formula: 
A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Strunz: 
4
Hardness: 
5 - 5.5
Group Parent: 
Pyrochlore Group

Polylithionite

Formula: 
KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.EC.20
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Kangerluarsuk Fjord (Kangerdluarssuq Fjord), Ilímaussaq complex, Narsaq, Kujalleq, Greenland

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

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