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Canasite

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Description
Locality: 
Yukspor Mountain, Khibiny Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
0.6 × 1.7 × 1.1 cm
Description

Exclusive of a restricted number of alkaline rock occurrences, canasite forms crystalline masses and cleavages of a typical lemon yellow color. This specimen from the type locality is on aegirine matrix, with dark brown crystals of likely eudialyte in association.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Canasite

Formula: 
K2Na4Ca5(Si12O30(OH,F)4
Strunz: 
9.DG.80
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Material'naya Adit, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia...

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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.

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