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Tungusite

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Description
Locality: 
Nizhnyaya Tunguska River Basin, Evenkia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian Federation
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
0.6 × 1.7 × 1.1 cm
Description

Dark green, platy crystals of tungusite from the type locality. Tungusite is a very rare calcium iron phyllosilicate related to gyrolite, known form only six world localities.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tungusite

Formula: 
Ca4Fe2Si6O15(OH)6
Strunz: 
9.EE.30
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Tura, Nizhnyaya Tunguska River Basin (Lower Tunguska River), Evenkia (Evenkiyskiy Autonomous okrug), Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

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Seller's terms and conditions

We offer rare minerals to systematic collectors worldwide, doing our best to ensure accurate identification and provide adequate information and pictures.

Through extensive field search and contacts with trusted sources, we manage to provide the best in newly found species and classic type-locality minerals. Should your item prove to be different we offer an immediate refund of purchase.

Items may be returned within 15 days of receipt, please note that return costs are at customer's expense. We will issue refund as soon as we receive the item in unaltered condition.

Preferred payment is via Paypal, please follow instructions at ceckout and make payment to: systematic@yourmineralcollection.com . If you don't have a Paypal account you can as well pay with your credit card following instructions for non-Paypal users.

Alternatively we accept bank transfer to: Roberto Bracco - bank: Intesa Sanpaolo - via Paleocapa 134/R - 17100 Savona, Italy.

IBAN code: IT79P0306910600100000067863 SWIFT code: BCITITMM

Cash and checks not accepted.

To contact us and ask questions about items on sale, please e-mail to: systematic@yourmineralcollection.com  - phone: +39.3381058295. Returned items should be sent to: Roberto Bracco, piazza Monticello 12/2, 17100 Savona, Italy
 

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