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Elbaite & Cleavelandite

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Elbaite & Cleavelandite

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Description
Locality: 
Stak Nala, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.2 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
14.00gr
Description

Wonderful elbaite crystal on cleavelandite matrix. This beautiful crystal start with a dark green to black color and end in light green of different tonalities and the top is spectacular.
Very aesthetic.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Elbaite

Formula: 
Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Strunz: 
9.CK.05
Hardness: 
7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Fonte del Prete, San Piero in Campo, Campo nell'Elba, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy...

Cleavelandite

Variety Of: 

Albite

Formula: 
NaAlSi3O8
Strunz: 
9.FA.35
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0
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