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Kainosite-(Y)

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Kainosite-(Y)

Rare Mineral - Ex Joachim Hennrich Collection
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Description
Locality: 
Oberer Hackenkopf, Zell am See District, Salzburg, Austria
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.3 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Description

A super single crystal of  rare Kainosite-(Y) exposed on typically matrix. Kainosit-(Y) is one of the most sought after rarities of the Austrian alps.. And this crystal is perfect,- sharp edged and very well developed.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kainosite-(Y)

Formula: 
Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3)·H2O
Strunz: 
9.CF.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Igletjødn feldspar quarry (Igletjern), Hæstad, Hidra (Hitterø), Flekkefjord, Vest-Agder, Norway

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