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€28.00
Yellow raite and sprays of white mountainite and pale pinkish zorite
Yubileinaya pegmatite, Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russia
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Small cavities with golden yellow raite and sprays of white mountainite and pale pinkish zorite in eudialyte, feldspar, lorenzenite, and aegirine. Best viewed under a microscope
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Data sheet

Locality
Yubileinaya pegmatite, Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Size category
Small miniature
Size (cm)
4x3x3
Weight
52 g
Formula
Na4Mn32+Ti0.25Si8O20(OH)2 · 10H2O (raite)KNa2Ca2[Si8O19(OH)] · 6H2O (mountainite)
Properties
Bundles of tiny, acicular crystals. Fragile. Sprays of white mountainite also present