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Nifontovite

Nifontovite

Formula
Ca3[BO(OH)2]6ยท2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic 
Hardness
3.5 
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Nifontovite from Mina Rey y Reina, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Nifontovite
            from Mina Rey y Reina, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Clear, excellent crystals of Niftonite to over 1cm in somewhat reticulated mass. Prior to this find, Nifontovite crystals of this size were unheard of making this the locality the finest in the world.

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